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What can we reason, but from what we know? 

He, who thro' vast Immensity can pierce, 

See worlds on worlds compose one universe, 

Observe how system into system runs, 

What other planets circle other 

What varied being peoples ever 

.May tell why Heaven has made us as we are. 

Alexander Pops 


Do the moon and the stars affect our lives? As- 
trologers say yes; the position of the heavenly bo- 
dies is directly related to our actions and emotions. 
Whether this is true or false, one thing goes un- 
questioned: space is the environment that we share 
with every other living being, and it must certainly 
affect us all in one way or another. Earth is a more 
limited environment, which makes its effects on us 
more obvious. We know that all life is dependent on 
the sun, and on the plants that grow from the soil. 
We are cold or hot depending on the state of the 
earth's atmosphere, and we regulate our activities 

More specifically, we are affected by the environ- 
ment of our own town. During school days, we 
spend the greatest amount of time 
within the limits of Longmeadow, a 
small New England town. A common 
sentiment in this area is that a 
person growing up in Long- 
meadow is sheltered, and may 
not be in touch with the real 
world. It is true that "subur- 
bia," our immediate environ- 
ment, provides us with a rela- 
tively quiet setting. The rates 
of crime and poverty are low 
here, as compared with the 
cities. A Longmeadowite who 
spends his days close to home 
and goes into the city only for 
shows and shopping malls is 
likely never to see in person 
goes on in the six o'clock news 
stead of crumbling tenements 
high rise office buildings, we see 
quaint colonial houses or modern one- 
family homes. Grassy backyards with 
sprinklers going, lawn mowers and 
two-car garages — all are part of our 
Longmeadow environment. 

Does this mean that we are out of 
touch with the real world? We do not 
have to be. A city dweller can be just as 
naive as any suburban high school stu- 
dent, if he closes his eyes to all but his 
immediate environment. As scientists 
explore foreign planets in an effort to 
better understand the Universe, so 
must we explore environments differ- 
ent from our own, if only to improve 
our understanding of the people with 
whom we share our state, our country, 
and our planet. 

We enter at fourteen and immediately sense a change. Middle school, with all its chewing gum laws, one-way 
corridors, and four foot sixth-graders, is behind us at last. On we go to a world of elective courses, parking lots, 
towering upperclassmen, and passing-time chaos. Endless new experiences await us — once we can find our 
way around. We are high school freshmen. 

As is often the case with new thrills, they wear off quickly. It takes surprisingly little time for this huge, 
unknown environment to become totally familiar. It really is not so hard to find room 243, and maybe chewing 
gum is not the ultimate freedom. During our four years of high school, the LHS environment grows to include 
friends, sports, studying, artwork, clubs, competition, and testing. We begin to find areas where we can excel, 
and where we fall behind. We may be discouraged by competition or discover new potential. 

Junior year, so we hear, is the hardest. We may think that we worked hard as sophomores, but just wait! 
Along with all those courses put off from ninth and tenth grade, comes a series of all-important, Saturday 
morning tests. It starts with the PSAT's in the fall, and from there the list goes on and on. Oh, to be a senior! 
They have it made. 

Senior year. By now, for the old time native Longmeadow High Schooler, the building is like our fall-winter- 
spring home away from home. We know every graffiti mark on those old walls, and we have been through a 
large percentage of the faculty. We have swamped our poor guidance counselors with enough problems, 
schedule changes, and last-minute college applications to make ourselves remembered, and it is time once 
again to march on. We become more and more distracted as the year progresses, and by March, "senioritis" 
has set in for good. 

Thank you, Longmeadow High School. Thank you for letting us grow as adolescents within your walls, and for 
releasing us as hopeful young adults into the outside world. 

Who would stop to look at a s'ngle flower petal, plucked from its stem and lying on the ground? Who would 
collect a pile of single petals decorate his home? We all know the a ver, and we understand why it is so. 
Only when the petals are joint tgc her in a definite ttern, do they uecome a thing of beauty. The flower 
is a triumph of nature; it is pi? d, it grows, and finally it blossoms in a burst of color and symmetry. In its 
virgin simplicity, it has come t mbolize love, peace, and even beauty itself. Alexander Pope wrote that 
"Worlds on worlds compose or. verse." Thus, the earth is hut a single petal in a larger scheme of things. 
Yet, within our own world there j smaller petals: the seas, the deserts, the mountains, the forests; all of 

ese combine to form the entire I our earthly environment. As we narrow the focus of our environment 
rom the r ^ verse, to the planet Ea. to the town of Longmeadow, and finally to Longmeadow High School, 
we discovt. that °ven within this school there are smaller petals, sub-environments. The?e merge to form 
our familiar hip h srSol atmosphere, that unique entity known as LHS. There is the enviror "nt of 
academics, ex, *y all students in the high school. English, math, history, Latin, science; we e it, 

hate it, sleep thri it. It affects us. We affect it. Then there is the athletic environment, not reserved for 
"jocks" alone. M. ' us have thrilled to the sound of a cheering crowd; many of us have felt the sadness 
of defeat. The arts, wnether music, sculpture, painting, or technical and business skills, create another 
environr filled with pride, self-expression, and concentration. There is also a service environment which 
encomp? -.a all those in our school who make it their business to help others. Finally, there exists for 
everyone an environment of the self. This atmosphere prevails during lunchtime, between classes, after 
school, or at any time that escape from the other "worlds" is possible. After graduation, most seniors will 
c Jon begin to specialize in areas of their choice. The painter will surround himself with an artist^ 
environment; the math whiz will immerse himself in academics. They may later seek a more "well-rounded" 
life, but they will never find quite the same multi-faceted world that they left here. At Longmeadow High 
school the scholar as well as the athlete, the politician as well as the esthete may develop side by side 
betce moving on (O larger environments, worlds on worlds on worlds. Who would stop to look at a single 
flower petot, plucked from its stem and lying on the ground? Who would collect a pile of single petals to 
d^orate his heme? We all know the answer, and we understand why it is so. Only when the petals are 
joineu tocher in a definite pattern, do they become a thing of beauty. The flower is a triumph of nature; it 
i c ited, it grows, and finally it blossoms in a burst of color and symmetry. In its virgin simplicity, it has 

.ne to symbolize love, peace, and even beauty itself. Alexander Pope wrote that "Worlds on worlds 
compose one universe." Thus, the earth is but a single petal in a larger scheme of things. Yet, within our own 

jrld there are smaller petals: the seas, the deserts, the mountains, the forests; all of these combine to 
form the entirety of our earthly environment. As we narrow the focus of our environment from the Universe, 
t( .lie planet Earth, to the town of Longmeadow, and finally to Longmeadow High School, we di* over that 

. en within this school there are smaller petals, sub-environments. These merge to form oc tami ,ar high 
school atmosphere, that unique entity known as LHS. There is the environment of academics, experienced 
by - n°nts in the hi?h school. English, math, history, Latin, science; we love it, hate it, sleep through it. It 
aftects us. We afff ct it. Tien th re is the athletic environment, reserved for "jocks" alone. Many of us 
have thrilled to the sjund of a cheering crowd; many of us have felt the sadness of defeat. The arts, 
whether music, sculp u; p ii g, or technical and business r ' :l ls, create another environment filled with 
pride, se.. expre~^io J c c ntration. There is also a service environment which encompr es all those 
in our school who . it their business to help others. Finally, there exists for everyone an environment of 
the self. This atmo phere prevails during lunchtime between classes, ofter school, or at any time that 
escape from the other "worl ;" is possible. After graduation, most seniors will soon begin to .pet.^ize in 
areas of the- choice. The painter will surround himself with an artistic environr ait; the math whiz will 
immerse 'in. elf in academics. They may * ei seek a more "v. ell-rounded" l ; ' out they w ; ll no ver Tnd quite 
the same multi-f' ted world that thp v Ht he j. At Longmeadow High * .ool the si Mar as ell as the 
athlete the politician as well as ti .thete may Hevelop side by side before moving on to larger 
p i\ jrments, worlds on worlds on worlds. ' o would siod to look at a single flower petal, plucked from its 
stem and lying on the ground? Wh would < jiiect a pile or single petals to decorate his home? We all know 

Copy: Diana Simon 
Photo: Robin Odentz 

Athletics pp. 94-133 




Despite the wide range of interests represented at Longmeadow High School, 
few people will disagree that the emphasis is always on academics. Math, foreign 
languages, science, English, and history are given top priority in the school, along 
with other more specialized academic courses. An academic environment fills the 
hallways and follows a student through the greater part of his school day. 

Just what creates the special environment of an academic classroom? Most 
evident is the teacher-students relationship. One man or woman teaches a group 
of fifteen to twenty-five teenagers, who are expected to listen and participate. 
Loudness and activity are suppressed for fifty-four minutes at a time, in the hope 
that knowledge and understanding will take their place. Boredom may deaden the 
atmosphere in one class, while the next one is fun and stimulating. Studies 
continue for the serious student in the library, at home, and even in the cafeteria 
and the courtyard. 

Testing creates a unique environment in itself. During a major test, hours of 
studying will either pay off, or be rendered futile. Everybody feels the tension in 
the air. Good grades, the goal of most college and career bound students, are 
largely dependent on test scores. The pressure to perform well is turned on and off 
with the ringing of the bell. x 

For academically inclined students, there are several clubs that are geared to 
their interests. In and out of school, an academic environment is always available 
to those who wish to pursue it. 

The environment in the English de- 
partment was seriously altered this 
year, especially for seniors who were 
suddenly mixed in heterogeneous 
classes. Except for the advanced 
placement students, all seniors found 
themselves among others with higher 
and lower intellectual capacities. This 
was a controversial issue throughout 
the year, causing an unstable atmo- 
sphere. Since the program was in its 
origins, all side and opinions were con- 
sidered for evaluation. Some teachers 
and students felt that the new system 
was more realistic in relation to the 
outside world, because people are not 
normally "tracked". Also, a valuable 
exchange of ideas was still apparent in 
the new classes. Others felt very un- 
comfortable and saw a loss of motiva- 
tion when an individual was placed with 
a group of higher or lower achievers. 
They felt that the discussions were 
dominated by smarter students while 
the others sat back overwhelmed or 

Strong opinions were held in all 
classes both in favor of the program 
and against it. Whether one felt secure 
or not, there was definitely an acknowl- 
edgement of a change in atmosphere 
within the English environment. 


1. Virginia Allison 2. Donald Ladd 3. Eve Dolgin 4. Russell Cobbs 5. 
Nancy Eaton 6. Melvin Grant 7. Ann Marie Lynch 8. Mary Ellen 
Minechiello 9. Olivio Lopes 10. Susan Broderick 11. Judy Pincus 
12 Bibe Schnitzer 13. Philip Glynn 14. Roger LeBlanc 15. Claire 
Satta 16 Kathleen Bennett 



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During his sabattical year, Mr. Villeneuve lived with his family in France 
for the 1975-1976 season. He noticed many differences between the 
academic structures in France and those in the United States. One of the 
major points is that high school students in the United States are more 
college oriented, while a large percentage of French students choose 
some type of competitive vocational school instead. Other young people 
begin on-the-job training in direct preparation for their future careers. 
Those students going from high school to vocational school are limited in 
number because of the few schools offered and the inconvenience of 
their locations. France, in trying to alleviate this situation, is building 
more high schools to better educate the young people. Mr. Villeneuve 
feels that this will only cause more problems, because using the money to 
build high schools limits the funds available for the construction of voca- 
tional schools, which would be more profitable to the students. "France 
is working to abolish this situation," Mr. Villeneuve says, "but it will be a 
long, slow struggle." 



1. Ann Meder 2. David Ostrander 3. Wil- 
liam Whittaker 4. Roger Morin 5. Robert 
Potvin 6. Carol Rahkonen 7. Dennis Pike 8 
Emile Kahan 9. Kenneth Justin 10. Ray- 
mond Villeneuve 1 1 . Nancy Dudley 1 2. Mi- 
chael McCarthy 13. Vito Riccio 


One of the best courses designed to prepare 
students for the SAT's was the Senior Math pro- 
gram. As a quarter course it was offered during 
the fall quarter of each year and was a good 
review of the mathematics learned in high school. 
The majority of the students who enrolled in this 
program had not scored as well on the SAT's as 
they would have liked. After taking the course, 
however, the students had a great deal more 
confidence in themselves, and they performed 
much better than before the class. A study of the 
course was taken by Mr. McCarthy who found 
that "the students enrolled in Senior Math A did 
indeed improve their scores more than students 
not enrolling." 

Timed tests were frequently given for practice. 
They helped to improve the students' skill in nar- 
rowing down answers and deciding when it was 
more profitable to guess rather than leave the 
answer blank. Most people enjoyed the course, 
because the pass-fail option lessened the normal 
pressures of a classroom. Personal improvement, 
the goal of Senior Math, was met successfully. 


1. Robert McCarthy 2. Thomas Nesbitt 3. William Ahern 4. 
William Thompson 5. Nicholas Guilli 6. David Stockwell 7. 
Robert Ness 8. Carlene Littlefield 9. Kenneth Woods 10. 
William Gatchell 11. Robert Greenwood 12. Alan Gorfin 13. 
Acton Wiley 14 George Griffin 


1 Michael Gelinas 2. Peter Vangsness 3. 
Mr Gelinas enrapturing "A" Block histo- 
ry lecture 4. Francis Simanski 5. Peter 
Santos 6. Joseph Winseck 7. Stanley 
Ursprung 8. Raymond McKenna 9. Jesse 
Bowler 10. John Fitzgerald 11. Robert 
Leventhal 12 Robert Delano 13. Daniel 

Mr. Vangsness, a former student of Longmeadow High School, has 
been teaching history here for three years. He has noticed a great deal 
of change in the high school environment over the past ten years. A 
dress code was strictly enforced until 1970. Boys wore shirts and ties 
every day, and girls had to wear dresses. No jeans, denim trousers, 
miniskirts, or sandals were allowed, and boys' hair could not touch the 
top of the ear or the collar. Detention was given for any infraction of a 
school rule and had priority over sports and activities. Mr. Vangsness 
states, "School has become somewhat less strict. The administration 
has decided to face up to problems. This is why the idea of using the 
courtyard as a place to smoke was initiated." 

School in the sixties placed more emphasis on preparing students 
for college. A higher percentage of people went to college, as it was 
considered "the right thing to do." Now more students are going 
directly into vocational trades, because a college degree is not always 
an assurance of success. 

Mr. Vangsness is enthusiastic about working with some of his former 
teachers, and he has gotten to know them well on a personal basis. He 
feels that the faculty at Longmeadow is "fantastic", and because he 
can now better understand the teachers, he holds a deeper sense of 
admiration and respect for them. 




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What could be more memorable than a 
science lab period enlivened by teacher 
demonstrations? Thanks to our ingenious 
and courageous science department, these 
experiments are frequent. Mr. Suzor (better 
known as "Rocket Ray") is famous for set- 
ting off chemical explosions in front of his 
attentive classes. No lab block is without 
surprises in Rocket Ray's class. A room 
darkened for some shadowy experiments is 
a sure target for unexpected fireworks, and 
any discussion on hydrogen offers a perfect 
opportunity for the Rocket Man to demon- 
strate his hydrogen-heat reactions. There 
are times when Mr. Suzor's class gets al- 
most as excited as he does! 

In physics, there is nothing to compare 
with Mr. Hooper's no-fault car-down-hill 
demonstration. After a fascinating lecture 
on force vectors and gravity, Mr. Hooper 

attempted to 
show the applica- 
tion of the theory. 
He brought in a 
Tonka Toy truck 
and spent the 
block trying to roll 
it down a slope. 
Unknown to Mr. 
Hooper, however, 
the front wheels 
were jammed, 
and the truck re- 
mained at the top 
of the hill, dis- 
proving his entire 
explanation. Hoop 
calls of frustration 
filled the classroom, and in a fit of 
rage the disillusioned teacher vio- 
lently threw down the truck and 
stamped on it, demonstrating still 
another principle: the superior force 
of Mr. Hooper over a Tonka Toy 

These episodes clearly illustrate 
the madness in the science depart- 
ment. Teacher demonstrations are 
a lot of fun and a refreshing break 
from routine material on photosyn- 
thesis, mitosis, or acceleration. Per- 
haps with time and practice, these 
presentations may even become 
educational learning experiences. 






to LHS 

The A. B.C. program entered its 
third year at Longmeadow with 
new home sponsors. Mr. and Mrs. 
Thomas, who were previously in 
charge of the A. B.C. house, 
moved to Vermont with their son. 
Dr. and Mrs. Wilson, and fresh- 
man Eileen, were the new "fam- 
ily" of the A. B.C. students. Like 
last year, the individuals in the 
program became involved in 
many school and community 
functions, from Basketball and 
Class Council to National Honor Society. 

During an interview with Senior Greg Allison, he stated 
that "L.H.S. let me be what I wanted to be." He learned 
that people are people regardless of race. Greg realized that 
others were expecting him to succeed in school, scholasti- 
cally, socially, and personally. When asked what he enjoyed 
most at L.H.S., Greg replied, "Catching a touchdown pass in 
the East Longmeadow game." 

Many A. B.C. students find that the pressures are strong at 
Longmeadow and the competition is harder than at most 
other schools. There are demands that have to be fulfilled, 
and at times the students are placed in difficult situations, 
the learning, however, has been beneficial in the A. B.C. 








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National Honor Society continued its work to 
promote scholarship at Longmeadow High. 
President Tina Millas was pleased by the large 
number of new members who were accepted 
in September. They joined the older members 
in N.H.S. activities around the school, which 
included a car wash and two induction teas. 
The tutoring program was very successful this 
year. It was popular and appreciated by both 
students and teachers, and it extended to tu- 
toring middle school students at night. N.H.S. 
members worked in the Lancer Bookstore and 
the History Department, where organizational 
help was needed. Advisors Mrs. Dolgin and 
Mrs. Dudley felt that the large membership in 
the club represented the continuing trend at 
L.H.S. toward scholastic achievement. 

1. National Honor Society President Tina Millas. -2. Mrs. 
Dudley and Mrs. Dolgin - the N.H.S. advisors. 3. Vice Presi- 
dent Peter Corey. 4 & 5. The many members of the Nation- 
al Honor Society. 6. Secretary Marjory Grant. 7. Social 
Secretary Stacie Barez. 8. Tutoring Chairman Sally Blan- 
chard (missing- Co-Chairman Ed Bettigole). 9. Treasurer 
Candy Carlin. 







Chess Club is divided 
into two teams on the ba- 
sis of skill. The goal of the 
club was to capture the 
first place title, and to im- 
prove on playing skills. 
Donald Ladd was the advi- 
sor again this year. He 
aided the players and 
gave them guidance when 

The purpose of Math 
Club is to investigate 
areas of math which are 
not normally discussed in 
math classes. Robert Alt- 
man was president, Peter 
Corey was vice president, 
Bob Hutchins was secre- 
tary, and Peter Kruc- 
zynski was treasurer. Oth- 
er members, along with 
advisor Mr. Greenwood, 
met often to work on 
problems or to use the 

Seniors made up the 
core of the Math Team 
this year, under advisor 
Mr. Griffin. Mike Stein, 
Bruce Hochstadt, Ed Bet- 
tigole, Art Sibbach, Jim 
Medalie, and Bob Hutch- 
ins were key members 
who scored well during 
competition. Mike Stein 
was number one in the 
league, which was a re- 
markable achievement. 
Concentration and quick 
adaptibility to mathemat- 
ical concepts brought vic- 
tory for the team. 




Matching Wits 

Longmeadow High School participated 
in "As Schools Match Wits" for the sec- 
ond year. After an outstanding record last 
year, "the brains" (1) returned to contin- 
ue their successful trend. A lot of drilling 
and memorizing was necessary for Julian 
Munnich, Mike Swirsky, Peter Vedder, 
And Betsy Rosenbloom, the four starters 
on the program. Coached by Mr. Fitzger- 
ald and Mrs. Rahkonen (2,3), Longmea- 
dow showed great ability, especially dur- 
ing tense moments and close matches. 
The team's victories on television were a 
source of great pride to the school. 

Debate Team 

This year's topic for the Debate 
Team (4) was whether there should be 
a comprehensive National Penal Re- 
form Program. Coached by Mr. Fitzger- 
ald (2), the team performed extremely 
well and continued its successful re- 
cord of first place in the Connecticut 
Valley Debate League. Senior Michael 
Gebron had been on varsity for two 
years and did a fine job as captain. Oth- 
er members included Julian Munnich, 
Steve Winniman, and Mitch Pulman. 
Sally Blanchard was the official time 
keeper and private cheerleader for the 
squad. Mr. Fitzgerald's serious attitude 
promoted strong participation and out- 
standing results. 



In Fond Memory Of 

Edwin L Finklehoffe 
Devoted Teacher Of Science At L.H.S 

1931 - 1976 

Some people strengthen the society 
just by being the kind of people they are. 

John W. Gardner 


Masacksic 1977 is dedicated to a man who has been serv- 
ing our school for over fifteen years. He is an oboist with the 
Springfield Symphony, a band leader at Saturday afternoon 
football games, a conductor for the Jesters before school 
and at night, the orchestra director at school plays — and a 
teacher from 7:45 to 2:15. We are proud to honor Mr. Music 
of Longmeadow High School: 

Mr. Wilfred Burkle 






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ADAMS, ARTHUR S.- Art- 109 Field Rd- Soccer 1.2,3.4- Baseball 1- 
Leaders Club 3,4- p. 34 

ALLISON, GREGORY THOMAS- Mr Magic- 1433 Allen Ave., S E., 
Canton Ohio - Football 2.3.4- Basketball 1,2,3,4- Key Club 2,3- Class 
Council 2,3- Drama l,4p.54 

ALTMAN, ROBERT- Dr. Bob- 661 Williams St.- Math Club 1,2- Presi- 
dent 3.4- Class Council 3,4- N.H.S. 3,4- p. 40 

ARONSON, JONATHAN- Jon- 52 Tecumseh Dr.- Soccer 1,2- Basket- 
ball 2, Crew 2,3- Yearbook 3- p. 32 

AUERSWALD, DAVID- Ossie- 154 Arlington Rd.- Football Manager 
1,2,3,4- Basketball 1,2,3,4- Yearbook Finance Editor 2,3,4- Supply 
Aide 3,4- Main Office Aide 1,2,3,4- Class Council 1, "Of Thee I Sing"- 
General Manager-p.54 

AUGUST, MITCHELL-887 Maple Rd.- Soccer 1 , Hockey 1 ,2,3,4- p. 35 

BADACH, LESLIE ANN-144 Burbank Rd.- Girls Chorus 1- Concert 
Chorus 2- Lyrics 3,4- District Chorus 3,4- All State 4- Cantori 4- 
Guidance Aid 1- A.F.S. 2- Yearbook Representative 3- "Of Thee I 
Sing" 4- p. 29 

BAGGETTA, MARY ANN- 117 Blueberry Hill Rd.- Ski Club 1- Track 2- 
Soccer Club 3- p. 62 

BAILEY, JAMES- 150 Maple Rd.- Rifle Team 1- Wrestling 2 
BARBALIAS, PETER- 557 Maple Rd.- Scuba Club 2,3- Swim Team 4- 

BAREZ, STACIE ANN- 69 Willowbrook Rd.- Class Council 3,4- Future 
Teachers 1- Lacrosse Club 1,2- N.H.S. 3,4- Social Secretary 4- 
Keyettes 2,3,4- District Treasurer 4- "Wizard of Oz" assistant direc- 
tor- p. 58. 

BASCOM, TIMOTHY GORDON- Stanley Steamer- 684 Laurel St.- Ski 
Club- Outing Club- Bike Club- Tennis- Student Government- W.D.S.S.- 

BAVELAS, ARTHUR-Gymnastics 1,2,3- p. 59 

BECKER, SANDRA LEE- Sandy- 69 Pleasantview Avenue- Keyettes 4- 
French Club 1,2,3- Student Advisory Board-History Dept. 3- Year- 
book Ads Editor 4- Outlet Club 2- Outing Club 4.- p. 45 
BENNETT, JAMES- String Bean- 163 Blueberry Hill Rd.- Track 1,2- 
Gymnastics 2,3,4- Jesters 2,3,4-p.68 

BENOIT, JONATHAN- Benney- 154 Williams St.- Chess Club 1,2,3,4- 
Chess Team 1,2,3,4- Young Republicans-4- p. 40 

BERRY, KYLE- 173 Bliss Rd.- Keyettes 2- A.F.S. 1,2- Class Council 
2,4- Daisy-Weeds 4- p. 30 

BETTIGOLE, EDWARD- 107 Greenwillow Dr.- Debate Team 1,3- 
N.H.S. 3,4- Lacrosse 1- Math Team 2,3,4- Anti-Jet Jotter Club 2,3,4- 
p. 61 

BILLS, KIMBERLY ANNE- Kimbie- 30 Nevins Ave.- Lacrosse Club 
1,2,3- Class Council 1,2,3,4- J.V. Cheerleading 1- "Wizard of Oz" - 
Keyette Shriners Project 1,2,3,4- p. 60 

BLAKEMAN, JAMES- Bird Dog- 66 Colton Place- Football 1,2,3,4- 
Basketball 1,2,3,4- Baseball 1,2,3,4- Key Club 3- p. 68 
BLANCHARD, SARAH - Sally- 9 Llewellyn PI. - Class Council 2,3,4- >' 
Jotter 3,4 "Music Man" 1- "Of Thee I Sing" 3- A.F.S. 2- "The "' 
of Oz" 4- Soccer 3.4- Young Independents Co-President 4- " 
Morning Literary Club 4- N.H.S. 3, Tutoring Co- Ch- .44 

BOGDANOWICZ, RICHARD- Rick 208 Nevins Ave ,.. _ 
BOLGER, DAVID-Lawrence Dr.- National Hone jciety 3,4- Jet Jot- 
ter 2,3,4- Thursday Morning Literary Club- Homecoming 1976- p. 33 
BOTT, ANDREW- Space Shot- 28 Ellington St.- Football 1- Ski Club 
1,2- Swim Team 3,4- p. 51 

BRADFORD, JAMES- Ferd-104 Birchwood Ave.- Gymnastics 1,2,3,4- 
Captain 4- Tennis 1.2,3- Soccer 1- p. 59 
BREYETTE, WANDA- 26 South Ave- p. 68 

BROADBRIDGE, DEBORAH JAYNE Debbie- 127 Longfellow Dr- 
French Club 4- p. 34 

BRONNER, JOHN- 264 Converse St.- p. 39 
BRUNTON, VIRGINIA- 107 South Park Ave.- Library Aide 1.2 
BRUSH, KATHERINE NORA- 70 Longmeadow St - p. 43 
BUFFUM, CYNTHIA- 146 Tedford Dr.- Ski Club 1,2,3- Class Council 
1- Keyettes 1,2,3,4, - Future Teachers 1- p. 63 
BURBANK, JOHN-278 Merriweather Dr.- Class President 3- p.50 

BURKHART, DAVID-Some Dude- 27 Highland St.- Track 2- Audio 
Visual Club 2,3,4- TV. studio chief engineer 4 - "Of Thee I Sing" crew 

3- "One Flew Over Thee Cuckoos Nest" crew- "Wizard of Oz" crew 

4- Daisy-Weed A.V. -p. 50 

BURNETT, JEFFREY, MAXWELL- Burnie- 99 Knollwood Dr.- Soccer 

1,2,3,4- Hockey 2,3- Lacrosse 1,2- Lyrics 2,3,4- District Chorus 2.3- 

All State Chorus 2- Class Council 4- Key Club 2,3-Vice President 4- 


BURNS, ANN MARIE- 86 Blokland Dr.- Basketball 1,2- Keyettes 


BURNS, MARY ELLEN- 28 South Park Ave.- Latin Club 1.2,3,4- Li- 
brary Service Club 1,2,3- Future Teachers 1- A.F.S. 2- Chorus 2,3,4- 
"Of Thee I Sing" 3- Keyettes 2,3,4- N.H.S. 4- p. 51 

CAIN, LAWRENCE- Colt- 87 Ellington St.- Key Club 3,4- Homecoming 
4- p. 42 

CAPUTO, THERESA- 64 Lawnwood Ave- Mini Course Committee 3- 
p. 62 

CARDAROPOLI, KAREN- Dimples- 133 Knollwood Dr.- Field Hockey 
1,2- Softball 1- Basketball 1.2,3,4- Tennis 1,2,3,4- Class Council 3,4- 
Daisy Weeds 4- p. 52 

CARL, SCOTT- 114 Prynnwood Rd- p. 29 

CARLON, CANDYCE- Candy- 38 Berwick Rd.- Mini Course Teacher 2 
- Jet Jotter 3- Editor-in-Chief 4- N.H.S 3- Treasurer 4- Thursday 
Morning Literary Club 4- Student Advisor for History Dept. 3- Rabble 
Rouser 4- p. 48 

CARTWRIGHT, DIANE- 25 Concord Rd- A.F.S. 2.3- Keyettes 2.3,4- 
Class Council 2,4- Soccer 3,4- Gymnastics 1,2- Track 2,3,4-Co-Cap- 
tain 3- Daisy Weeds 4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 54 
CASAL, SHERRIE- 9 Lutewood Dr.- Ski Club 4- p.30 
CASTLEMAN, JOEL DANIEL- 326 Williams St.- Football 1.2,3,4- 
Baseball 2, Leaders 3- Class Council 4- Victorious Weeds Coach 4- 
Lacrosse 4- p. 53 

CHASE, CLAIRE PAMELA- Pokey- 144 Magnolia Circle- Masacksic 
Underclassmen Editor 3- Girls Sports Editor 4-Keyettes 1.2,3.4-Class 
Council 4- Basketball 1,2,3,4- Softball 1,2,3.4- Field Hockey Manager 
3,4- Head Club 3,4- Daisy-Weeds 4- Leaders Club 3- p. 59 
CIMINI, ANN MARIE- 155 Wimbleton Dr.- p.64 
CLARK, DAVID- Boat- 226 Coventry Lane- Football 1,2,3-Captain 4- 
Basketball 1,2,3,4- Baseball 1- Lacrosse 3,4- Leaders Club 3,4- Ger- 
man Club 1,2- p. 68 

CLARK, DONALD- Donny- 483 Williams St.- Soccer 2,3,4- Leaders 
Club 2- Lacrosse 3,4- p. 29 

CLOUD, CRAIG DANIEL- Cloudy- 125 Kenmore Dr.- Soccer 2,3,4- All 
Western Mass Goalie 4- Captain 4- Gymnastics 1,2,3,4- Lacrosse 
1,2,3,4- Captain 4- N.H.S. 3,4,- Key Club 2,3,4- p. 37 
CLOUTMAN, NANCY Nan- 23 Coventry Lane- Concert Band 1,2- 
Wind Ensemble 3,4- A.F.S. 2,4 -p.47 

COHEN, LORI- 41 Berkeley Dr.- Keyettes 3,4- Leaders Club 3.4- 
Daisy-Weeds 4- Intramural Tennis 4- p. 29 

COLLARO, DEBORAH- Debbie- 8 Metacomet Rd.- Drill Team 4- p. 36 
COLLINS, TAMMY LYNN- Shake a Leg- 164 Westmoreland Ave.- 

COLLANTONI, ROSEMARY- Bunny- 126 Bliss Rd- p.64 
CONCOTILLI, LOUIS ANTHONY Ravan 939 Converse Street- Foot- 
ball 1- Track 1,2,3,4- Jesters 3- Mens Chorus 1,2,3- Concert Chorus 
4- p.32 

COP F ~' VOULOS, PHILLIP- 116 Hazardville Rd.- Key Club 2- p. 48 
PETER- 795 Converse St.- Tennis 1,2,3- N.H.S. 3.4- V.P.4- 
.ce Team 1,2,3,4- Class Council 3,4- Math Club 3,4- V.P. 4- 
.daders Club 2,3,4- Jet Jotter 4- Intramural Bowling 3- p. 68 

COUGHLAN, ALICE- 128 Eton Rd.- Junior Achievement 1- p. 61 
CRAVER, MARY JO- Josey Wales- 350 Converse St.- Swim Team 
1,2,3- Tennis Team 1,2,3,4- Ski Club 1,2- Leaders Club 3.4- Class 
Council 1,2,3,4-Class Play 4- Basketball Manager 4- p. 68 
CREED, JOHN- Creature- 87 Rugby Rd.- Golf 2,3,4- N.H.S. 4- Class 
Council 4-p.38 

CUSHMAN, PHILLIP- Pheese, Ralph, - 42 Blokland Dr.- Soccer 
1,2,3,4- Wrestling 2- Track 2,4- N.H.S. 4- C.C.C President 1,2,3,4- 
Band 1,2,3,4- Leaders 2-p.37 

DALEY, LINDA- 375 Green Hill Rd- Ski Club 1. 3- Keyettes 2,3- p. 28 
D'ANGELANTONIO, JOSEPH- 83 King Philip Dr.- Hockey 1- Cross 
Country 2- Swimming 2- p. 49 

DELISO, LORI ANNE- 100 Salem Rd- Cheerleading 2- Class Council 
3,4- Masacksic 4- Keyettes 2,3- Soccer Club 3- Heads Club 3.4- p. 56 
DETERS, SHEILA MARIE- 118 Blueberry Hill Rd- Jr. Achievement 1- 
Ski Club 2,3,4- Keyettes 2.3,4- Class Council 2,3,4- Daisy-Weeds 4- 
Field Hockey 3- Lacrosse 2- "Wizard of Oz" 4- Leaders 3- p. 33 
DE-MOLDER, SABINA- Sabine- 69 Fenwood Rd- A.F.S. student- Ski 
Club 3- Keyettes 

DINOIA, LORI- 59 King Philip Dr.- Keyettes 2.3- Ski Club 1.2- Soccer 
Club 3- p. 35 

DIPIPPO, DEBBIE Dip 277 Academy Dr.- Keyettes Class 
Council 2,3,4- Softball 1- Lacrosse 2- Future Nurses 1- Ski Club 1,2- 
Daisy Weeds 4- Leaders Club 3- p. 55 

DONOGHUE, STEVEN- 65 Westmoreland Dr.- Spanish Club 3- Presi- 
dent 4- A.F.S. 4- Class Council 4- C.B. Club 4- p. 39 
DOWD, DEBORAH - Baba O'Reilly- 69 Normandy Rd. -Keyettes 2.3.4- 
Class Council 3,4- Swim Team 1,2,3,4- Captain 4- Daisy Weeds Cap- 


tain-4- Head Club 3,4- President- Leaders Club 3- Lacrosse 2- p. 46 
DRAYMORE, TERRI LYNN- 72 Tecumseh Dr.- Newspaper 1 ,2- Drama 
3- Chorus 2- Soccer 2- p. 53 

DUCLOS, STEPHEN KENNETH- Duke- 64 Franklin Rd.- Football 
1,2,3- Hockey 1,2,3 Baseball 1,2,3,4- Key Club 2,3,4- p. 68 
DUNLEVY, BARTON- Bart- 128 Benedict Terrace- Lacrosse 1- Track 

2- Gymnastics 1,2,3,4- Captain 4- Soccer 1,2,3,4- Tri-Captain 4- 
Lyrics 2,3,4- "Music Man" 1- Jesters 3- Daisy Weeds Cheerleader 4- 

DWIGHT, TIMOTHY- Tim- 110 Longmeadow St.- Soccer 1,2,3,4- 
Baseball 2,3- Tennis 1- German Club 3,4- "Wizard of Oz" 4-p.58 
ELSNER, KENNETH- Pockets- 1195 Longmeadow St.- Wind Ensem- 
ble 1, 2,3,4- Jesters 2,3,4- Orchestra 1,2- p. 29 
EZZO, TAMI ANNE - Eggo- 979 Maple Rd.- Swim Team 1,2,3,4- 
Gymnastics 1,2- Lacrosse 1,2,3- Class Council 4- Head Club 3,4- 
Daisy Weeds 4- p. 36 

FACEY, SCOTT E.- Wolf Pak- 241 Wolf Swamp Rd.- Junior Achieve- 
ment 3- "Of Thee I Sing" 3- Music Man 1- p. 36 
FEIN, JONATHAN- Vito- 108 Pleasantview Ave.- Band 1,2,3,4- Rifle 
Team 4- Class Council 1,2,4- Office Aide 1- Supply Room Aide 3,4- 
Spanish Club 4- Citizens Band Radio Club 4- Chamber Music 2- Editor 
of Monthly Bull 4- p. 45 
FEINBERG, MARC- 62 Academy Dr.- p. 38 

FEINSTEIN, MICCHELE JAN- Mickey- 44 Greenwich Rd.- "Music 
Man" 1- Future Teachers 1- A.F.S- 1- Girls Chorus 1- Concert Cho- 
rus 2,4- Lyrics 3- Jet Jotter 2,3- Feature Editor 4- Outlet Judge 1- 
Seminar Day 2- Latin Club 2,3- Student Representative to English 
Dept. 3- Office Aide 1,2- N.H.S. 4- p. 48 

FELPER, GAIL- 111 Academy Dr.- Gymnastics 1,2,3,4- Track 2,3,4- 
Leaders Club 3,4- Secretary 4- Class Council 3,4- N.H.S. 4- Future 
Nurses 4- Heads Club 3,4- Daisy-Weeds 4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 44 
FERGUSON, JOHN- 31 Willow Brook Rd- Jesters 1,2,3,4- Orchestra 
1,2,3,4- Music Man 1- Of Thee I Sing 3- National Honor Society 4- 

FERRARA, DONNA- 23 Bellevue Ave.- Keyettes 1,2,3,4- Drill Team 
2,3- Soccer 3- p. 35 

FIELDMAN, GARY BENNETT- 81 Wilkin Dr.- Class Play- Orchestra 
1,2,3,4- Soccer 1- "Music Man"- "Of Thee I Sing"- p. 36 
FIGGIE, JEFFREY PETER- Figs, Fugi- 22 Greenacre Rd.- Lacrosse 
2,3,4-Captain 4- Football 2,3,4- Key Club 2,3,4- Class Council 
2,3,4-N.H.S. 4- p.56 

FISK, JEFFREY- Fiskie- 33 Harwich Rd.- Soccer 1,2,3- Gymnastics 
1,2- Class Council 4- Daisy-Weeds Cheerleader 4- "Music Man" - "Of 
Thee I Sing"-"Wizard of Oz"- Mens Chorus 1,2,3- Lyrics 4- p. 62 
FITZPATRICK, LYNN MARIE- 407 Frank Smith Rd.- Drill Team 2,3,4- 
Concert Chorus 4- Class Play 4- p. 61 

FLEMING, LISA- 1 1 Hazelwood Dr.- Field Hockey 2,3,4- Basketball 1- 
Manager 3,4- Track 1 ,2- Class Council 1 ,2,3,4- Keyettes 3,4- Leaders 
Club 3,4- Class Play 4-p. 37 

FOGGLE, ANDREA L.- Andi- 148 Shaker Rd.- Lacrosse Club 1,2- Swim 
Team 2,3,4- Class Council 3,4- N.H.S. 4- Masacksic Sales Editor 3- 
Boys Sports Editor 4- Tennis Intramural 1- Daisy-Weeds 4- Depart- 
mental Student Advisory Board 3- Leaders Club 3p. 42 
FRANKEL, NANCY SUE-Franks- 91 Williston Dr.- Soccer 3,4- Captain 

3- Swimming 1- Lyrics 3,4- Concert Chorus 2- Class Council 2,3,4- 
"Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 48 

FREEDMAN, CURT M.- 209 Primrose Dr.- Concert Band 1,2- Wind 
Ensemble 3,4- Sailing Team 1,2,4- Swim Team 4- p. 35 
GARVIN, REGINA THERESE- Reg- 283 Greenhill Rd.- Drill Team 2,3- 
Cantori 3,4- District Chorus 3,4- Junior Achievement 2,3"Wizard of 
Oz" 4- p.36 


GILMAN, RAY E. Ill- Ted- 78 Williams St.- Soccer 1- p.66 

GLYNN, AMY- 18 Burbank Road- Jet Jotter 2,3- Sports Editor 4- 
Soccer Club 3,4- N.H.S. 4- Thursday Morning Literary Club 4- Cheer- 
leading 2- "Wizard of Oz" 4- Head Club 3,4- Class Council 1- V.P.- 


GOLD, LORI ELIZABETH- 67 Silver Birch Rd.- Class Council 2,3,4- 
Keyettes 2,3,4- Homecoming 4- Student Responsibility Committee 

4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 53 

GOLDBERG, JACK E. - 68 Burbank Rd.- Drama 1,2,3,4- A.F.S. 3,4- 
Masacksic 4- N.H.S. 4- Lyrics 3,4- Wind Ensemble 3,4- Orchestra 3,4- 
Concert Band 1,2- District Chorus 3,4- "Of Thee I Sing" 3- "Wizard of 
Oz" 4- Class Council 4- Key Club 2- Cantori 3,4- All State, 4- Ski Club 
1- Student Departmental Representative 3-p. 47 
GOMEZ, CARLOS- 223 Franklin Rd.- Cross Country Running 2,3- 
Track 1,2,3- Chess Club 2- Baseball 4- N.H.S. 4- p. 47 

GONZALES, VIVIAN- BVO-104 Longmeadow St.- Track 1,2,3,4- p. 62 
GOODLESS, JEFFREY SCOTT- 59 Lynwood Dr.- Football 3- Track 2- 
Ski Club 1,2- Outing Club 2- Library Aide 2- p. 29 
GORDENSTEIN, RONALD- Gordy- 208 Tanglewood Dr.- Soccer 
1,2,3,4- Lacrosse 2,3,4- Tennis 1- Key Club 1,2- Class Director 3- 
President of Key Club 4- Leaders 3- Class Council 3,4- p. 52 

GRACEY, MARGARET- Meg, Margo- 21 Wildwood Glen- Class Council 
1,2,3,4- Secretary 2,3- Cheerleading 2,3,4- Lacrosse 1,2.3- Student 
Advisory Board 4- p. 37 

GRANT, MARJORY ANN - Marji- 84 Woodsley Rd.- "Music Man" 1- 
"Of Thee I Sing" 3- "One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest" 3,4- "Wizard 
of Oz" 4- Lyrics 3,4- Cantori 4- National Honor Society 3-Social 
Secretary 4- Jet Jotter 2,3,4- Features Editor 4- French Club 2,4- 
District Chorus 3,4- All State 4- Daisy-Weeds 4- p. 30 
GREENE, STACIE MARIE- 875 Frank Smith Rd.- Ski Club 1,2- 
Keyettes 1,2- Soccer Club 3- p. 55 

Crew 4- Model Motoring 2- p. 54 

HAMILTON, WENDY HOPE- Wendell- 98 Lincoln Park- Track 3,4- "Of 
Thee I Sing 3- "Wizard of Oz" 4- Chorus 4- Band 1,2,3- Orchestra 4 
Daisy- Weeds 4- Class Council 3- p. 62 

HANIGAN, MARIETTA- Etta- 60 Greenwich Rd.- Basketball 1,2,3,4- 
Track 2,3,4- Library Aide 2- Daisy- Weeds 4- Class Council 3,4- p. 36 
HARRINGTON, SUSAN- Big Red- 674 Longmeadow St.- Tennis 
1,2,3,4- Cheerleading 1,2,4- Class Council 1,2,3,4- Treasurer 1,2- 
National Honor Society 3,4- Daisy-Weeds 4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- Head 
Club 3,4- p. 58 

HASKINS, RICHARD A.- Rick- 179 Birch Rd- Basketball 1- Football 1- 
Track 1,2- p.36 

HESEN, JOHN S.- Jay- 17 Emerson Rd.- Track 1,2,3,4- p. 61 
HEYE, CHRISTOPHER- Chrees- 52 Oakwood Dr.- Soccer 1,4- Class 
Council 1- German Club 2,3- Wind Ensemble 2,3,4- Orchestra 4- 
"Wizard of Oz" 4- CCC 3- p. 58 

HOLBROOK, NANCY- 57 Edgewood Ave- p. 63 
HOOPER, KURT- 52 South Park Ave.- Football Manager 1,2,3,4- 
Hockey Manager 1,2,3,4- Key Club 1,2,3,4- p. 31 
HOOVIS, MICHELLE- 22 Northfield Rd. 

HOPFE, WILLIAM Bill 65 Pioneer Dr.- Cross Country 3,4- Track 3- p. 

HOYT, JAMES- Jim- 60 Hazelwood Ave- Track 1- Cross Country 2- 
Football 3- Track 4- Leaders Club 3- Radio Club 1,2,3,4- A.V 4- T.V. 
Studio 4- Bowling Club 2- p. 32 

HUGHES, KATHY ANNE- 103 Kenmore Dr.- Junior Achievement 1- 
Keyettes 2- A.F.S. 2- "Of Thee I Sing" 3- Scuba Club 3- Class Council 
4- Drill Team 4- Daisy-Weeds 4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 42 

HUMPHREY, GAIL BROWN- G.B.- 98 South Park Ave- Class Council 
2,3,4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 38 

HUNT, KATHLEEN SUSANNE-Katie- 42 Hazelwood Ave- Class 
Council 2,3,4- Drill Team 2,3,4- Co-captain 3- Captain 4- Prom and 
Banquet Chairman 4- Basketball 2- Softball 1,2,3,4- Manager 3- 
Daisy-Weeds 4- p. 53 

HUNTER, SALLY JEAN- Sal- 75 Cobblestone Rd.- Softball 2,3.4- Field 
Hockey Manager 4- p. 33 
HUOT, APRIL D.- 23 Chestnut Rd.- p. 64 

HURLEY, JOAN CATHERINE- 174 Hopkins Place- "Music Man" Or- 
chestra 1- "Of Thee I Sing" 3-Orchestra 1,2,3,4- Daisy-Weeds 4- p. 

HUTCHINS, ROBERT ALAN JR.- Hutch- 208 Ellington Rd- Math Club 
1,2,3,4- Math Team 2,3,4- National Honor Society 3,4- Class Council 
3,4- Golf Team 2,3,4- Leaders Club 2,3,4- Intramural Bowling 
1,2,3,4- p. 33 

INGALLS, WILLIAM J. JR.- Boulder - 1 1 Harwich Rd.- Jesters 1 .2,3,4- 
Leaders 4- Football 4- "Alice in Wonderland" 2- "Of Thee I Sing" 3- p. 

JAKOBEK, MELINDA- 37 Westmoreland Ave- Track 1.2- Keyettes 2- 
Cheerleading 2- A.F.S. 3,4- Band 1,2,3- "Of Thee I Sing" 3- National 
Honor Society 3,4- "The Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 68 
JANTIN, WAMPEN- Joom- 98 Coventry Lane- A.F.S.- National Honor 
Society- Daisy-Weeds 4- p. 55 
JENSEN, CHRIS- C.J.- 132 Benedict Terrace- p.46 
KARPF, ANDREW JAY- Andy- 679 Laurel St.- Tennis 1.2,3,4- Soccer 
1,2,4- Ski Club 1,2,4- Class Council 3,4- Scuba Club 3- Orchestra 4- 
Leaders 2,3,4- Daisy-Weeds Cheerleader 4- Democratic Club- "Wiz- 
ard of Oz" 4- p. 30 


112 Longfellow Dr.- Track 2,3,4- Swimming 3,4- 
Kris- 38 Chiswick St.- National Honor Society 


p. 31 


4- Ski Club 1,2- p. 34 
KELLEY, CAROL JEAN- 36 Knollwood Dr.- p. 37 
KELLOGG, ROBERT A.- 154 Wolfswamp Rd.- Soccer 1,2,3,4 - Base- 
ball 1,2,3,4- Ski Team 1- Gymnastics 2- p. 34 

KELLY, MARK JEFFERY- Machine Gun- 23 Williams Ct.- p. 65 
KENNEDY, JOHN- J. K - 136 Franklin Rd.- Outing Club 2- Bowling 1,2- 
p. 39 

KENNEY, LAURA MARIE-126 Burbank Rd.- Outlet 1- French Club 1- 
Latin Club 1- Guidance Aide 1- A.F.S. 2- Jet Jotter 2-News Editor 3- 
Managing Editor 4- National Honor Society 3,4- "Clown Prince of 
Wanderlust" 3- "Wizard of Oz" 4- Concert Band 1.2- Wind Ensemble 
3,4-, Orchestra 4- Class Council 4- Thursday Morning Literary Club 4- 

KING, JAMES p. 64 

KING, STEVEN- 226 Blueberry Hill Rd.- Football 1,3,4- Class Council 
4- Lacrosse 1,4- p. 28 

KIRK, TIMOTHY H.- Tex- Basketball 1,2,3,4- Tennis 1,2- Soccer 2- 
Outing Club 1,2,3,4- Latin Club 1,2,3- Leaders Club 2,3,4- p. 48 
KLUG, JOHN- 21 King Philip Dr.- Golf Team 2,3,4- Scuba Club 3- p. 52 
KOWARSKY, AUDREY- 63 Whitmun Rd.- Chess Club 1- Outlet 1- Ski 
Club 2- Spanish Club 4- p. 39 

KRIENER, JOHN F.- Jack- 32 Wild Grove Lane- p. 68 

KUMIEGA, KAREN- 711 Laurel St.- Lacrosse Club 1,2- Keyettes 1- 

LaFRANCE, TODD JAY- 1 54 Williams St.- Mens Chorus 1- Outing Club 
2- Lyrics 2- 3,4- Cantori 3- Wind Ensemble 4- Concert Band 3- 
Orchestra 4- Ecology Club 1- District Chorus 4- p. 35 
LAINER, WENDY CHARLOTTE- 269 Captain Rd.- German Club 1- 
Yearbook Rep. 3- Keyettes 4- Future Nurses 4- p. 68 
LAVIN, KENNETH- 46 Magnolia Circle- Junior Achievement 1- Chem- 
istry Club 1- Jet Jotter 2,3- Sports Editor 4- Class Council 2,3,4- 
National Honor Society 3,4- Guidance Council 2- Science Advisory 
Committee 3,4- A.F.S. 2- Intramural Basketball 2,3,4- p. 62 
LEFEBVRE, KENNETH- Ken- 52 South Park Ave.- Hockey 1,2,3,4- 
Track 1 

LEMNIOS, KEITH- Lem- Football 1,2,3,4- Lacrosse 1,2,3,4- Intramu- 
ral Basketball 1,2,3,4- Key Club 2,3,4- Treasurer 3- Leaders Club 
2,3,4- Ski Club 1,2- p. 51 
LEONE, GAIL ANN- 31 Meadowlark Dr.- p. 32 
LEOPOLD, KAREN ANDREA- 210 Meadowlark Dr.- Future Teachers 
1,2- Daisy-Weeds 4- p. 28 
LEVINE, KIM- p .59 

LEVINE, ROBERT- Bob- 87 Edgewood Ave.- Golf Team 2- Rifle Team 
4- Intramural Bowling 3,4- Yearbook Representative 4- Outing Club 
2- p. 46 

LEWIN, DAVID S.- That Boy- 333 Merriweather Dr.- Cross Country 
Wrestling- "One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest" - p. 30 
LIEBMAN, DAVID- 42 Heather Rd.- Football 1- Baseball 1- Key Club 
1,2, 3- Leaders Club 1,2,3- p. 56 

LIND, DEBORAH SUSAN- Debbie- 1582 Longmeadow St.- p. 68 
LITTLE, DEBORAH ANNE- Debbie- 168 Blueberry Hill Rd.- Outlet 1- 
Keyettes 2- A.F.S. 1,2,3,4- Class Council 3- Guidance Aide 1,2,3,4- 
Drill Team 4- Outing Club 1- French Club 4- Yearbook Rep. 3- "Of 
Thee I Sing" 3- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 44 
LOCHNER, RICHARD- Rick- 336 Inverness Lane- Rugby 2,3 
Polo 2,3- Swim Team 1,2,3,4- National Honor Society 3,4- 
Club 2,3- p. 58 

LOUGHMAN, MAURA MARI - 168 Edgewood Ave.- Girls Chorus 1- 
Concert Chorus 2- Lyrics 3,4- p. 61 

LUCAS, CYNTHIA MARIE- Cindy- 90 Williston Dr.- Class Council 4- p. 

LUCEY, ARTHUR- Art- 1355 Longmeadow St.- Football 1- Cross 
Country 2,3,4- Ski Team 2- Ski Club 1- Track 1,2,3,4- Key Club 
1,2,3,4- Lancer Key Editor 4p. 55 

LUCIER, JEFFREY HORATIO- Luce, Dr. Mellow- 53 Forest Glenn Rd.- 
Football 1,2,3,4- Lacrosse 1,2,3,4- Key Club 1,2,3,4- Wrestling 1- 
Leaders 2,3,4- Class Council 2,3,4- National Honor Society 4- Intra- 
mural Basketball 2,3,4- p. 45 
LUND, CHERYL- p. 42 

LYON, AMY- 69 Colony Rd- Field Hockey 1,2,3- Ski Team 1,2,3,4- 
Lacrosse 1,2- Class Council 2,3,4- Treasurer 4- Keyettes 2,3- Jet 
Jotter 2,3- National Honor Society 3,4- Joint Committee 3- p. 59 
MACKLER, DAVID PAUL- Dave- 40 Woodside Dr.- Radio Club 1,2,3- 
Office Aide 1- Young Republicans Club 4- Math Department Rep. 3- 


Model Road Racing Club 2- p. 68 

MAGLATHLIN, LESLIE- Mags- 125 Ellington Rd- Field Hockey 

1,2,3,4- Captain 4- Tennis 1,2,3,4- Captain 3,4- Leaders Club 3,4- 

Class council 1,2,3,4- President 1- V.P 2- Keyettes 1,2,3,4- National 

Honor Society 3,4- Daisy-Weeds 4- p. 58 

MAHON, BRIAN FRANCIS- Foxy- 69 Pleasantview Ave- Football 1- 

Track 1,2,3,4- Leaders Club 2,3,4- Ski Club 2- Outing Club 2- p. 29 

MAJOR, DIANE ELIZABETH- 93 Westmoreland Ave.- Class Council 

1.2.3- Keyettes 4- Daisy Weeds 4- Ski Club 3- Newspaper 1 "Wizard of 
Oz" 4- p. 46 

MALLARY, ELIZABETH- Beth- 108 Woodside Dr.- Field Hockey 
1,2,3,4- Basketball 1,2- Keyettes 3,4- Class Council 1,2,4- Leaders 
Club 4- Daisy-Weeds 4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 33 
MANDELL, ALEX- Manny- 20 Russell Rd.- Key Club 3,4- National 
Honor Society 4- Outing Club 3- Jet Jotter 3,4- Football 1,2,3,4- Ski 
Team 1,2,3,4- Concert Band 1- p. 30 

MARUCA, JOSEPH- Joe- 180 Academy Dr.- Rifle Team 3,4- Captain 
4- Supply Room Staff 2,3,4- Class Council 1,2,4- Young Republicans 
4- President 4- p. 63 

MASON, LORI ELLEN- Muffla- 895 Williams St.- Lacrosse 1,2,3- Lead- 
ers Club 3- Daisy-Weeds 4- Hockey Statistician 3,4- Class Council 
1,2,3,4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 68 
MATTOCKS, MARY- Mad Mattocks- 130 Ellington St. 
MCCARTHY, KEVIN SLATTERY- Key Club 1,2,3,4- Ski Club 1- Lead- 
ers Club 2,3,4- Football 1,2,3- Baseball 1,2,3,4- Ski Team 2,3- Cap- 
tain 4- Class Council 3,4- National Honor Society 3,4- p. 44 
MCCARTHY, MAUREEN E.- 146 Silver Birch Rd.- Swim Team 2,3- 
Tennis 3- p. 68 

McCAULEY, MARK JOSEPH- Mac- 970 Maple Rd.- Baseball 1,2,3,4- 
Bowling 1,2,3,4- p. 48 

McCLURE, WILLIAM H.-Billy- 92 Morningside Dr.- Football 1,2,3,4- 
Hockey 1,2,3,4- Lacrosse 1,2,3,4- Key Club 2- Leaders Club 2,3,4- p. 
McCRAY, CHERYL L.- Miss Girl- 121 Captain Rd.- Pops Concert 

2.3.4- A.F.S. 1- Class Council 4- Office Aide 4- "Wizard of Oz" Chor- 
eographer 4- Daisy-Weeds 4- p. 59 

McMAHON, THOMAS E.- 20 Woodland Rd.- Golf 1,2,3,4- p. 55 
McNALLY, EDMUND W.- Bionic Man- Nails- Kingsbury Lane- La- 
crosse 1 ,2,3,4- Football 1 ,2,3,4- Wrestling 4- Leaders Club 2,3,4- Key 
Club 2,3,4- Class Council 3,4- p. 69 

MEDALIE, JAMES- Jimmer- 118 Academy Dr.- Lacrosse 1- Swim 
Team 1,2,3,4- Capt. 4- Math Club 1,2,3,4- Latin Club 3- National 
Honor Society 4- Concert Band 1- Wind Ensemble 2,3,4- Math Team 
4- Pep Band 1,2,3,4- p. 50 

MICKELSON, FRANCIS- Fran- 97 Greenacre Ave.- Guidance Aide 1- 
Yearbook Rep. 3- Daisy-Weeds 4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 43 
MIHAIU, LAURA- 427 Pinewood Dr.- Swim Team 1,3- Track 2,3,4- 
Pep Club 2- Keyettes 2- p. 53 

MILLAS, CHRISTINA SUZANNE- Tine- Tingo- 123 Whitmun Rd- 
Swim Team 1,2,3,4- Gymnastics Team 1,2,3,4- National Honor Soci- 
ety 3,4- President 4- Class Council 3,4- Keyettes 2,3,4- Lacrosse 
Club 1- Masacksic 4- Daisy-Weeds 4- Leaders Club 3- "Wizard of Oz" 
4- p. 50 

MORRIS, MICHAEL CLARK- 65 Viscount Rd.- Jet Jotter 2- Circula- 
tion Manager 3- News Editor 4- Sailing 1,2,3- Captain 4- Track 1- 
Class Council 4- Band 1,2,3,4- Young Republicans Club 4- p. 28 
erson Rd.- Class Council 1,2- Debate 2,3,4- As Schools Match Wits 
2,3,4- p. 64 

MURATORE, JOANE- Joanie- Yearbook Rep. 2- Prom and Banquet 
Committee 4- p. 49 

MURRAY, SUSAN ELIZABETH- Mu- 933 Maple Rd.- Field Hockey 
2,3,4- Lacrosse 1,2- Leaders Club 3- p. 54 

MURRAY, THOMAS- 97 Hazelwood Ave.- Class Council 2,4- Spanish 
Club 4 

MYERS, CHRISTINE- Chris- 28 Bliss Rd- Yearbook Rep. 3- p. 37 
NEREAU, CYNTHIA CAROL- Cinnie- 206 Hazardville Rd.- Future 
Nurses Club 4- President- Daisy-Weeds 4- Office Aide 4- Bowling 4- 
Keyettes 2- Junior Achievement 1- p. 54 

NEWTON, CHRISTIAN- Newt- 59 South Park Ave.- Gymnastics 3,4- 
p. 51 

NICHOLSON, MARY CATHERINE- Mary Kate- 741 Laurel St.- A.F.S. 
1 ,2,3,4- Secretary 2- V.P. 4- Keyettes 2,3- Orchestra 1 ,2,3,4- District 
Orchestra 2,3,4- "Music Man" 1- "Of Thee I Sing" 3- "Wizard of Oz" 
4- p.55 

NICOLI, MARK ARTHUR- Fuzzy- 121 Tedford Dr.- Class Council 4- p. 

NORTH, NICHOLAS- Snick, Tricky Nicky- Wind Ensemble 1,2.3,4- 
Band 1- Jesters 1,2,3,4- Gymnastics 2- "Music Man" 1- "Alice in 
Wonderland" 2- p. 42 
NOVITT, RAMONA MARIE- Ro- Mona- 32 Elmwood Ave.- Ski Club 2- 


Outing Club 1,2- Keyettes 2- p. 40 

O'CONNELL, JANE ELLEN- Juanita Wompuam- 61 Birch Rd- Outing 
Club 2- Keyettes 2- p. 31 

O'CONNOR, STEPHEN MICHAEL- Okie- 145 Kenmore Dr.- Soccer 
1,2,3,4- Hockey 1,2,3,4- Baseball 1,2,3,4- Leaders Club 2,3,4- p. 60 
ODENTZ, SHERYL ANN- 50 Merriweather Dr.- "Music Man" 1- "Of 
Thee I Sing" 3- "Wizard of Oz" 4- Concert Chorus 1- Lyrics 2,3,4- 
Cantori 2,3- District Chorus 2,3,4- All State Chorus 2,3,4- All Eastern 
Chorus 4- Class Council 3- Keyettes 2- Masacksic 3,4- Underclass- 
men Editor 3- Editor in Chief 4- Honors Chorus 2- Daisy-Weeds 4- 
Drama 1,2,3,4- Pops Concert 2,3,4- p. 49 

O'REILLY, PHILIP BRIAN- 10 Wolf Swamp Rd.- Cross Country 1- 
Mens Chorus 2- Lyrics 2,3,4- "Of Thee I Sing" 3- District 3,4- Cantori 
3,4- Chamber Music Concert 3,4- "One Flew Over The Cuckoos 
Nest" 4- "Wizard Of Oz" 4- All State Chorus 4- p. 33 
ORENSTEIN, NEIL- 215 Kenmore Dr.- A.V. 1,2- Jet Jotter 2- "Of 
Thee I Sing" 3- T.V. Studio 3,4- "Music Man" 1- p. 55 
OWENS, ANNE- 8952 Eastwood Rd.- Pittsburgh, Pa.- Basketball 
2,3,4- Leaders Club 3- "Wizard of Oz" 4- Class Council 4- Daisy- 
Weeds 4- Basketball Tournament 3- A. B.C. 2,3,4- Keyettes 2- p. 69 
PALEY, BRUCE- 90 Knollwood Circle- Soccer 1- Tennis 1,2- Key Club 
1,2,3,4- p.36 

PALMER, KIMBERLEE ANN- Kim- 270 Brookwood Dr.- Gymnastics 
1- Spanish Club 3,4- Drill Team 4- p. 56 

PAPAZISSIS, BRYON- 68 East Greenwich Rd- National Honor Soci- 
ety 4- A.F.S. 4- p. 56 

PAQUETTE, VIRGINIA CLAIRE- 259 Kenmore Dr.- Guidance Aide 4- 
Daisy-Weeds 4-p. 

PARK, JANET- J. P.- 82 Normandy Rd.- Keyettes 1,2,3- Treasurer 4- 
Class Council 1,2,3,4- Soccer 3- Heads Club 3,4- p. 63 
PAYNE, CYNTHIA- Cindy- 49 Woolworth St.- Band 1,2,3,4- Orches- 
tra 3- French Club 2- National Honor Society 3,4- p. 38 
PEARSON, JENNIFER LYN- Niffer- 17 Farmington Ave.- Ski Club 2- 
Swim Team 1,2,3,4- Prom and Banquet Committee 3- p. 40 
PEARSON, SCOTT- 152 Bellevlaire Ave- Football 1- Golf 1,2,3,4- 
Outing Club 1- Class Council 4- 

PETERS, CLAIRE- Tiny- 84 Thompson St.- Springfield, Ma.- Girls 
Chorus- Metco 1,2,3,4 

PEZZA, BARBARA ANN- Barbie- Figs- 441 Longmeadow St.- Field 
Hockey 1,2,3,4- Lacrosse 1,2,3- Keyettes 2,3,4- Board Member 4- 
Class Council 3,4- Leaders Club 3,4- Broadway 4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- 
Masacksic 4- Graduation Usher 3- Daisy-Weeds 4- Yearbook Rep. 3- 


PLOTKIN, SUSAN JILL-87 Oxford Rd.- Daisy-Weeds 4- Class Council 
4- p.62 

PLOWMAN, SUSANNE GRACE- Sue- 45 Avondale Rd.- Class Council 
4- Daisy-Weeds 4- "Wizard of Oz" Costume designer-4- p. 69 
POTTERN, GERALD- 56 Terry Drive- Scuba Club 2,3- p. 52 
PSALTIS, ELLEN- 8 Brookwood Dr.- Latin Club 1,2- Spanish Club 3,4- 
Drill Team 4- "Music Man" 1- Chorus 1,2,3,4- p. 60 
QUIGLEY, MARY JOSEPHINE- M.J.-Quig- 302 Blueberry Hill Rd.- 
Field Hockey 1 ,2,3,4- Co-captain 4- Basketball 1 ,2,3,4- Co-captain 4- 
Softball 2,3,4- Tennis 1- Keyettes 2,3,4- Vice President 4- Leaders 
3,4- Daisy-Weeds Captain 4- Class Council 3,4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- 
Head Club 3,4- V.P.- Yearbook Rep. 2,3- p.45 
RADDING, NEAL JEFFREY- 568 Williams St.- Tennis 1,2- Drama 2,3- 
Photo Club 4- "One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest" 4-p. 69 
RAHN, ERIC MICHAEL- Ewic- 70 Severn St.- Soccer 1,2,3,4- Key 
Club 2,3,4- Project Chairman 3- Program Chairman 4- Weeds Cheer- 
leader 4- Jet Jotter 2,3- Business Manager 3- Lacrosse 3- Class 
Council 4- p. 38 

REILLY, ANN MARIE- Ann Marie- Amby- 47 Blueberry Hill Rd.- Soc- 
cer 3- Keyettes 2,3- Class Council 3,4- Daisy-Weeds 4- p. 38 
REISMAN, BRUCE D.- 89 Burbank Rd.- Class Council 1,4- Spanish 
Club 1,4- A.F.S. 2,3- Band 1- p. 31 

ROBBINS, JOHN- Air Head- 5 Laurel St.- Lacrosse 2,3,4- Wrestling 
1,2,3,4- Key Club 2,3,4- Class Council 2,3,4- Football 1,2,3- Leaders 
Club 2,3,4- p.52 

ROBERTS, PAUL J.- P.R.- 135 Academy Dr.- Wind Ensemble 1,2,3,4- 
President and Student Director 4- District Band 2- District Orchestra 
3- Chamber Music Concert 2,3,4- Lyrics 3,4- District Chorus 4- "Of 
Thee I Sing" 3- "Wizard of Oz" 4- Pep. Band 1,2,3,4- Director 4- 
Soccer 1- Lacrosse 1- Track 2- Swim Team 3,4- Cantori 4- Orchestra 
2,3,4- All State Chorus 4- p. 69 
ROBERTSON, LAURIE- Laurel St.- p. 28 

ROBERTSON, SCOT JAMES- 110 Farmington Ave.- Ski Club 1.2- 
Outing Club 2- Radio Club 1,2,3,4- Secretary 2- Track 1- p. 60 
ROMA, DANIEL- p. 64 
ROME, ANDREW TODD- 109 Meadowlark Dr.- Junior Achievement 

1,2,3,4- Treasurer 1,3- President 2,4- National Honor Society 4- 
"Music Man" 1- Lyrics 2,3,4- Mens Chorus 1- Guidance Aide 2- Pops 
Concert 2,3,4- District Chorus 3- Exchange Concert 2- p. 47 
ROSENKRANTZ, STEVEN- Rosey- 157 Captain Rd- Soccer 1- Key 
Club 2,3,4- National Honor Society 3.4- Class Council 4- "Wizard of 
Oz" 4- p.67 

RUBIN, RICK- 95 Dunsany La- "Music Man" 1- "Wizard of Oz" 4- 
Junior Achievement 1- Young Republicans Club 4- Lyrics 3,4- Busi- 
ness Club 1- Mens Chorus 1,2- p. 53 

RYAN, MARY CATHERINE-19 Northfield Rd- Lacrosse 1- Cheerlead- 
ing 1 ,2- Class Council 3,4- Keyettes 1 ,2.3- Daisy-Weeds 4- Ski Club 3- 
Masacksic 3,4- Boys Sports Editor 4- Graduation Usher 3- School 
Exchange 2- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 56 

SACENTI, LISA- 121 Bliss Rd- Keyettes 2,3,4- A.F.S. 2,4- Guidance 
Aide 1,3- p.45 

SADOW, JANICE SUSA- 217 Williams St.- Track 2,3,4- Band 1,2- 
Publicity Chairman 3- A.F.S. 1- Guidance Aide 1,2- Outing Club 4- 
French Club 2,3- Ski Club 1,2,3- Keyettes 4- Outlet 2,3- Literery 
Editor - Daisy-Weeds 4- Rep. to Reading Dept. 3- p. 47 

SANTIAGO, LUIS- Louie- 252 Pinewood Dr.- Spanish Club 4- Young 
Republicans 4- p. 49 

SAYKIN, MELINDA SUE- Marvelous Mel- Mindy- 177 Cooley Dr- 
Concert Chorus 1- p. 65 

SCHAAF, JEFFREY- Jeff- 169 Crescent Rd.- Young Democratics 4- 

SCHIAVINA, DEBRA- Debbie- 120 Meadowlark Dr.- p.49 
SCHICKER, MARY CHRISTINE- Chris- 208 Coventry Lane- Basketball 
1- Track 2- Soccer 3- p. 40 

SCHMIDT, CATHY- 295 Pinewood Dr.- Keyettes 4- Class Council 4- 
"Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 59 

SCHUSTER, STEPHAN- 868 Frank Smith Rd.- A.F.S. p.67 
SCHWARTZ, MICHAEL- Mike- 189 Englewood Rd- Junior Achieve- 
ment 1- Radio Club 2- Scuba Club 2- Mens Chorus 2- Young Demo- 
cratic Club 4- p. 37 

SCIUTTO, FRANKLIN MATHEW JR.- Paco- 39 Drury Lane- Rod and 
Gun Club 1,2- Golf Team 2- Daisy-Weeds Cheerleader 4- p. 35 
SEAMAN, SCOTT W.- Semo- 119 Nevins Ave- Lacrosse 1,3,4- Soc- 
cer 1,2,3- Hockey 1,2- p. 59 

SECONDO, JOHN F.- Elexia- 1 19 Barrington Rd- Gymnastics 2- p.49 
SETTEMBRE, MARIA R.- Marie- 25 Shady Knoll Dr.- Softball 1- Office 
Aide 1- Guidance Aide 1,2- Library Aide 2- p. 44 

SHEEHAN, KATHLEEN ANN- Kathie- 190 Nevins Ave.- Guidance Aide 
1- Outlet 3,4- Drill Team 4- p. 40 

SHEFFIELD, EDMUND- Rifle Team 1,4- Outlet 2,3- A.F.S. 2- p. 65 
SHINE, ELIZABETH ANN- Betty Lou- 256 Converse St.- Tennis 
1,2,3,4- Class Council 2,3,4- Keyettes 2- National Honor Society 3,4- 
French Club 2- A.F.S. 2- Riding Club 2- Soccer 3- p. 51 
SIBBACH, ARTHUR WILLIAM- Art- 106 Dunsany Dr.- Jesters 2.3.4- 
District Band 2,3,4- Lacrosse 1,2- Math Team 4- "Clown Prince of 
Wanderlust" 3- p. 47 

SIMON, DIANA BETH- 23 Caravelle Dr.- Track 1,2,3,4- Keyettes 2,3- 
Class Council 3,4- Masacksic 4- Associate Editor 4- Daisy-Weeds 4- 
National Honor Society 3,4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 43 

SISITSKY, JEFFREY- Zitti- 51 Berkely Dr.- Hockey 1,2.3.4- Baseball 
1,2,3,4- Class Council 2- Leaders Club 3,4- Student Advisory Board 
4- Jet Jotter Photographer 3- Sports Photo Editor 4- Thursday Morn- 
ing Literary Club 4- p. 53 

SLANINKA, SYLVIA JEAN- Slink- 10310 Joan Ave., Cleveland. Ohio 
44111- A.B.C. 2,3- Majorettes 3.4- Basketball 3,4- Softball 3.4- Ke- 
tettes 2- A.F.S. 2- District 3,4- All State 3,4- All Eastern 4- Class 
Council 4- Daisy-Weeds 4 "Wizard of Oz"4- p. 50 

SNYDER, EDWARD RICHARD- Ted- 115 Kenmore Dr.- Soccer 
1,2,3,4- Hockey 1,2,3,4- Lacrosse 1,2,3,4- Leaders Club 2,3.4- p. 39 
SOLOMON, DEBRA LYNN- Comic Relief- 1 14 Green Willow Dr.- Ma- 
sacksic Copy Editor 4- Cheerleading 2,3,4- Class Council 1,2.3,4- 
V.P. 3- National Honor Society 3,4- Lacrosse 1,2.3- Daisy-Weeds 4- 
French Club 1,2- Keyettes 2.3- p. 60 

SOLOMON, RICHARD- 122 Redfern Dr.- Leaders 3- Baseball 
Football Trainer 3,4- Soccer Trainer 4- Hockey Trainer 3,4- p. 47 
SOLVAL, EUGINA- Gina- 90 Wenonah Rd- National Honor Society 
3,4- Class Council 1- Chorus 1- Drama 1.3- Masacksic 4- Drill Team 
3- Cheerleading 1- A.F.S. 2.3.4- Treasurer 4- Keyettes 2- Junior 
Achievement 2.3- Spanish Club 3- 
SOPHINAS, JOHN- Feenee- 692 Shaker Rd.-p.42 


ST. PIERRE, JEANNE MARIE- Sweet Jeanne- 51 Fenwood Rd.- Swim 
Team 1,2- Track 1- Ski Club 1.2,4- Class Council 4- p. 65 
STASZKO, JOHN- Staz- 178 Bliss Rd.- Football 1- Baseball 1,2,3,4- 
Leaders Club 2,3,4- Football Trainer 3- p. 45 

STEIN, MICHAEL- Phlato- 256 Captain Rd.- Math Team 2,3,4- Chess 
Club 4- Wrestling 1,2,3- Orchestra 1,2,3,4 

STEPHAN, BETSY GILLIES-Bets- 29 Drury La.- A.F.S. 1- Class Rep. 
2,3- President 4- Wind Ensemble 1,2,4- Secretary 3- Orchestra 3- 
Pep Band 1,2,3,4- District Band 3,4- "Music Man" 1- "Of Thee I 
Sing" 3- Chamber Music Concert 4- Outlet 4- Outing Club 3,4- 
Keyettes 2,3- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 52 

STEVENS, ROBERT- Bob- 69 Drury La.- Junior Achievement 1,2,3- 

STOCKHAMER, HARVEY- 90 Windsor PL- Gymnastics 1,2,3,4- Foot- 
ball 1- Guidance Aide 1,2- p. 47 

STOLER, BRUCE- Stoles- 114 Crescent Rd.- Football 1,4- Rifle Team 
2- Baseball 3,4- Key Club 1- p.43 

STREMPEL, SANDRA ANN- Big Time- 87 Converse St.- Swim Team 
1,2,3,4- Co-captain 3- Captain 4- Basketball 1,2,3,4- Co-captain 4- 
Softball 1,2,3,4- Drill Team 3- Leaders Club 3- Jet Jotter 3,4- Student 
Advisory Board 3- Daisy-Weeds 4- Class Council 2,3,4- p. 51 
SULLIVAN, MICHAEL VINCENT - Sully- 144 Viscount Rd- Football 

1.2.3- Basketball 1,2- Lacrosse 1,2,3,4- Key Club 1,2- Class Director- 
2nd V.P. 3- 2nd V.P. 4- Leaders Club 2,3,4- Class Council 2,3,4- p. 61 
SULLIVAN, ROBERT- Brew- 98 Longview Dr.- Ski Club 2,3,4- p. 60 
SULLIVAN, TERESA- Terry- 276 Farmington Rd.- National Honor 
Society 3,4- French Club 4- p. 62 

SWEITZER, PETER- Socko- 225 Blueberry Hill Rd- Lacrosse 1,2,3,4- 
Football 1- Ski Team 1- Key Club 1,2,3,4- Treasurer 3,4- Outing Club 
1,2- p. 65 

SWIRSKY, MICHAEL EDWIN- Swir- 145 Tanglewood Dr.- Debate 
Team 2,3,4- Class Council 1,2,3,4- Masacksic 3- Jet Jotter 4- "As 
Schools Match Wits" 3,4- Student Advisory Board 4- Math Club 2- 
National Honor Society 3,4- Thursday Morning Literary Club 4- p. 39 
TAUBER, MICHAEL GEORGE- Mike- 114 Englewood Rd.- Band 1- 
Outing Club 1,2- Ski Club 2- Bowling 2,3,4- p. 65 
TOBER, AMY-215 Hazardville Rd.- p. 67 

TORFF, MITCHELL GARY- Mitch- 901 Frank Smith Rd.- Concert 
Band 1,2,3- Wind Ensemble 4- Chess Club 1,2,3,4- Chess Team 
1 ,2,3,4- Math Club 2,3,4- Class Council 4- Intramural Bowling 4- p. 60 
TOUGIAS, GEORGE- 33 Osceola La- National Honor Society 3,4- 
Latin Club 2,3- Chess Team 1,2,3,4- Chess Club 1,2,3,4- p. 66 
TRACHTENBERG, HELAINE SHERI - 120 White Oak Dr.- Keyettes 

2.3.4- Secretary 4- Jet Jotter 3,4- News Editor 4- Class Council 3- 
A.F.S. 1- Outlet 1- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p.49 


ULAN, RICHARD JOHN- Ulee- 33 Ashford Rd.- Spanish Club 4- p. 50 



VATRANO, GINA- 5 Cranwell Lane- Outlet 2,3- Keyettes 2,3- Ski Club 

2,3,4- Soccer 3- Daisy-Weeds 4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 34 

VENTI, JOSEPHINE MARIE- Joma 182 Farmington Rd.- A.F.S. 1- 

Track 2,3,4- Swim Team 2,3- Ski Team 2- Soccer 4- Keyettes 4- 

Daisy-Weeds 4- "Wizard of Oz" 4-p. 50 

VILLENEUVE, MARK TERENCE- Ville- 205 Franklin Rd- French Club 

4- Class Council 4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 44 

VINCUNAS, LYNN CAROL- Vinnie- 246 Captain Rd.- Swim Team 1- 
Track 1,2- Pep Club 1,2- Dance Club 1,2- Service Club 1,2- Field 
Hockey 2,3,4- Softball 3- Keyettes 3- President 4- Class Council 
1,2,3,4- Boys Hockey Team Manager 3,4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 34 
WALDO, LAUREN ALICIA- 69 Emerson Rd- Class Council 3,4- 
Keyettes 3,4- Daisy-Weeds 4- Homecoming 4- Library Aide 2- A.F.S. 

2- Leaders Club 4- "Wizard of Oz" p. 50 

WARREN, MARK- 93 Wynward Rd.- "Of Thee I Sing" 3- p. 48 
WASS, KAREN MELODY- Stinger- 39 Converse St.- Field Hockey 
1,2,3,4- Track 1,2- Keyettes 3,4- Class Council 3,4- Leaders Club 
3,4- President 4- Broadway 4- Daisy-Weeds 4- "Wizard of Oz" 4- p. 52 
WATSON, RICHARD- Wats- 37 Fernleaf Ave.- Track 4- p. 32 
WEBBER, LEE- p .56 

WEINBERG, MITCHELL- Mitch- 216 Blueberry Hill Rd.- Soccer 1- 
Tennis 1,2- Key Club 2,3- p. 46 

WEINBERG, RANDY BETH- 132 Meadowlark Dr.- p 48 
WEISS, MARJORIE- Masacksic Faculty Editor 4- "Of Thee I Sing" 3- 

WESTON, JOHN- Gork- 47 Concord Rd.- Football 1,2,3- Lacrosse 
1,2- Key Club 1,2,3,4- Outing Club 1,2- p. 28 

WHITNEY, JULIE ROGERS- 35 Metacomet Rd.- Leaders 3- Gymnas- 
tics 1,2,3,4- Class Council 1,2,3,4- Lacrosse 1,2,3- Swim Team 2- 
Masacksic 3,4- Senior Editor 4- National Honor Society 3,4- Gradu- 
ation Usher 3- Daisy-Weeds 4- Head Club 3,4- p. 56 
WIATROWSKI, LINDA ANN-Trowski, Touse- 37 Concord Rd.- Gym- 
nastics 1,2,3,4, Captain 4- Swim Team 2,3,4- Lacrosse 2,3- Class 
Council 3,4- Secretary 4- Keyettes 2,3,4- Leaders Club 3,4- Masack- 
sic 3,4- Activities Editor 4- Daisy-Weeds 4- Graduation Usher 3- p. 61 
WIATROWSKI, LYNN CAROL- Toosie- Gymnastics 1,2,3,4- Captain 4- 
Swim Team 2,3,4- Lacrosse 2,3- Class Council 3,4- Leaders Club 3,4- 
Keyettes 2,3,4- Masacksic 3,4- Senior Editor 4- Daisy-Weeds 4- 
National Honor Society 4- Graduation Usher 3- p. 45 
WIDLAN, SHARON EILEEN- 26 Homecrest St.- p.63 

WINER, BRUCE DAVID- 76 Meadowbrook Rd.- Soccer 1,2,3,4- Bas 
ketball 1- Key Club 1,2,4- p.61 

WINGARD, KIM DIAL- 103 Meadowbrook Rd.- Ski Team 2- Daisy 
Weeds 4- p. 46 
WOLF, WALTER RAYMOND- Wally- 246 Merriweather Dr.- Latin Club 

3- National Honor Society 4- Lacrosse 1,2- Swim Team 1,2,3,4- p. 69 
WOOD, SUZANNE-Woody- Morningside Dr.- Class Council 1,2,3,4- 
V.P. 1- President 2- Cheerleading 1,2,3,4- Captain 4- National Honor 
Society 3,4- Student Advisory Board 3- Regional Advisory Board 4- 
Leaders 3- Daisy Weeds 4- p. 39 

WRIGHT, DANIEL NELSON - 26 Woodlawn PL- p.43 

YOUNG, BARBARA ANNE- 115 Dover Rd. - Soccer 4- p. 54 

YOUNG, BEVERLY ANNE- 1 1 5 Dover Rd- Track 1 ,2- Class Council 4- 


ZANCHO, STEVE- Zank- 64 Sheffield Ave.- Soccer 1- Cross Country 

2- Track 1,2,3,4- German Club 1,4- Band 1- Wind Ensemble 2,3,4- 

Orchestra 2,3,4- National Honor Society 4- p. 38 

ZELLER, STEVEN- Swim Team 2,3- Class President 4- p. 66 



There are many obvious differences between freshmen and seniors. Size is one, maturity (sometimes) is 
another. As senior year flies by, however, another important difference becomes apparent. Seniors find them- 
selves in an environment that is far removed from that of the underclassmen. 

For freshmen, the passing time brings them more and more into the mainstream of high school life. They have 
more freedom, more opportunities, and more responsibilities than ever before. They are surrounded during the 
day by older people, and there are lots of new faces in the halls for them to meet before the year is out. 

The environment of sophomores and juniors is in many ways similar to the freshman experience, but with less 
novelty and more high school savvy. Even the first half of senior year follows the pattern. Seniors have reached 
the top of the hierarchy, they have grown up a little bit, and they can really enjoy their position. 

Then something happens, and it is hard to pinpoint exactly when. Maybe it is being accepted at college that 
does it, or turning eighteen, or just seeing how small the freshmen keep getting. Whatever the reason, seniors 
begin to feel detached from the high school environment. Most of them know all the members of their class, at 
least by sight, and they realize that they may never see some of them again. The person sitting next to one senior 
in English class could be in Chicago next year, while he could be in New York. 
Plans for the future are no longer abstract; they are turning into reality. College-bound seniors prepare to 

leave Longmeadow behind; work- 
ing students are ready to say 
good-bye to their school days for- 
ever. When such a change is so 
close, it is no wonder that the 
senior environment is so full of 
tension ("When will that letter 
ever get here!"), excitement ("He 
got in! I can't believe it!"), and 
even a little sentimentality ("I'm 
going to buy the last hot lunch, no 
matter what it is."). 

It is amazing what can happen 
in four years. 



Junior year is one of opportunities and responsibilities. It is 
new and exciting to be an upperclassman, but juniors find that 
they have to work for the privileges they once believed were 
freely given. The class as a whole must prove that it is a 
positive reflection of 

the school. Juniors ^^^^^ 

can involve them- 
selves in any school 
activity or organiza- 
tion. Many go for the 
action of a varsity 
team, while others 
seek prestigious po- 
sitions in clubs and 
on class council. 

Academically, this 
is an important year, 
especially for col- 
lege-bound stu- 
dents. Honors and 
advanced placement 
courses are offered 
for accelerated stu- 
dents who want to 
gain college credit. 
The PSAT becomes 
the first step in a 
long process of col- 
lege testing. For ju- 
niors it is time to be- 
gin seriously consid- 
ering themselves in 
relation to the fu- 

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F. Burns 

P. Carroll 

K. Ames 

D Barnard 

T Bell 



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M Bushey 

M Caruso 

C. Anderson 

T. Barrett 

B. Bennett 



D. Brinnel 

T Butts 

K Cerveny 

J. Antal 

K. Barton 

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L. Brooks 

S. Calarese 

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L. Aronson 

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J. Beron 

P. Burger 

C. Campbell 

J Chambers 

J. Asthalter 

D. Bearce 

T. Biggins 

S. Burnett 

R. Carey 

M. Clota 

A. Axler 

N. Beauchamp 

R. Birch 

J. Clay 
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E. Cogan 




T. Cohan 
J. Cohen 
L. Cohen 
M. Cohen 
J. Coleman 
W Collaro 
S. Connell 
S. Connor 
D. Crepeau 
P. Crosby 

A. Cruz 
D. Cruz 
C. Cummings 
£ Currier 
A. Curtis 
S. Dalitzky 
J. Dannay 
L. Davidson 
M Dawson 
N. Dawson 

L. DeMassini 
D. Defelice 
J. Delgreco 
L. Denning 
J. Ditmar 
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H. Doherty 
P. Dolan 
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J. Dooley 
L. Draymore 
R. Durocher 

A. Dzwilewski 
R Edelman 
S. Elliot 
P. Ellsworth 
M Epstein 
L. Evans 

. Finch 

M. Fleming 

H. Flint 
J. Foley 
K Foley 
C. Forney 
M Fortier 

C. Friberg 
L. Friberg 
M Fritz 

J. Fuller 

D. Gentes 

M. Gibson 
M. Giles 
M Gill 
T. Glasgow 

H. Goldberg 
V. Gonzales 
G. Goodman 
K. Gracey 



P. Grayboff R. Griffin 

L. Grcenberg L. Grippln 

R Greene B. Gustafson 

C. Greenspan P. Guterman 

M. Haase 
S. Haramut 

D. Harris 

E. Harris 

M Haskins 
M. Hastings 
G. Havrilla 
H. Heenan 
W. Henshaw 
J. Hickling 

K. Higginbotham 
S. Hochberg 
M. Hoffman 
M. Hoffman 
K. Hollabaugh 
G. Holman 
R. Hough 
T. Howard 
B. Hubley 
B. Hull 

G. Hutchinson 
G. Hyman 

F. lennaco 

G. Jacobson 
S. Jagadowskl 
A. Janik 

C. Janovsky 
A. Jarvis 
G. Jaskot 
C. Johnson 

R. Jones J. Knight 

T. Kannavos 0. Knights 
N. Katsounakis J. Knisely 

R. Katz 

C. Kazln 
W. Kelley 
L. Kenler 
G. Kida 
A. Killeen 

D. Klein 

M. Kochanowski 

T. Kossoy 

T. Koundourakis 

S. Koundourakis 

S. Kraft 

M. Kreiner 

K. Kusiak 

0. Laakso 
S. LaFrance 
W. LaPlerre 
K. Laushway 
T. Lavengood 
E. Law 
J. Lawrence 
L. Lawson 
L. Leavltt 
R. Leavitt 


K. LeDuc 
D. Lendry 
R. Lenihan 

B. Leveltlee 
D. Lloyd Rees 

C. Lucier 
K. Lund 
J. Lundy 
M. Lundy 

B. Lyons 
P. Mackler 
P. Magnani 
G. Malloy 
T. Maloney 
A. Marchese 
P. Marcouliler 

C. Marked 

L. Markson 
D. Marr 
J. Mattocks 
F. McNally 
F. McCullough 
C. McGarry 
N. McKenna 
B. Meade 

M. Michalik 
M. Mickelson 
S. Millas 

B. Miller 
S. Mllsteln 

C. Mooradd 
T. Mosar 

M. Murphy 
J. Myers 
N. Nassar 
M. Navazio 
M. Neville 
E. Nichols 
J. Nichols 

S. Nolet 
K. Norton 
R. Novitt 
J. O'Connor 
C. Connell 
P. Neil 
J. Paley 

S. Panto 
R. Paulides 
M. Pearl 
C. Perreault 
0. Peskln 
S. Petlock 
F. Petrucci 

V. Markoulakis D. Meunler 


S. Rappaport 
T. Redifer 
P. Richardson 

A. W 

P. Riley 
D. Rlnaldi 
B. Rlvkin 

B. Robinton 
D. Robinton 

C. Rooke 

M. Rosol 
R. Rossiter 
M. Rubin 
J. Rubinstein 
D. Ryan 
N. Saba 

M. Sacenti 
G. Salvas 
R. Sandow 
P. Schnltzer 

S. Schube 
A. Schwartz 
A. Seaman 
L. Semel 

L. Shearer 
R. Sheehan 
W Sheehan 
J. Sherman 

R. Sherman 
I. Shuttleworth 
E. Silverman 
S. Simmons 

B. Rosenbloom E. Sabin 

J. Skelton 
L. Skole 
M. Slade 
J. Slater 
S. Slavkln 
C. Smith 
0. Smith 

M. Smith 
P. Smith 
S. Smith 
R. Snyder 
L. Soloman 
M. Springett 
N. Springett 




Many sophomores found themselves in 
questionable positions: they were past the 
freshman stage, but were not yet upperclass- 
men. They began taking part in school activi- 
ties and were more aware of the functions of 
different clubs. The interests within the class 
varied, and sophomores were found anywhere 
from Key Club and Keyettes to French Club 
and Ski Club. Many participated in sports on 
both J.V. and Varsity levels. 

The class of '79 was strongly unified and 
had a great deal of school spirit. This was evi- 
dent throughout the year at such events as the 
Pep Rally, Homecoming and other school ac- 
tivities. The sophomores were an enthusiastic 
group, and they look forward to their junior 

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D. Abdow 
C. Alvalls 
J. Allyn 

E. Alston 

S. Anderson 

H. Andrews 
A. Arenius 
C. Atamlan 
C. Axler 
H Bach 

L. Bachand 
C. Bachiochi 
S. Bachiochi 
T. Bajek 
M. Barez 

J. Barnard 
K. Barrett 
W Ban 
P. Bearce 
M. Benander 

C. Benolt 
A. Benzell 

T. Berinsteln 

D. Bergman 
J. Berry 

I. Bertelll 
I Bevleary 
D. Black 
J Bliss 
L. Boccino 
M Bongiavanni 
J. Bonnell 
0. Boudreaux 
D. Boyd 
N Bradford 

R. Brand 
G. Bretton 

D. Bridge 
S. Bridges 

M. Broadbent 
0. Brush 

E. Buddington 
J. Buckley 

K. Burglss 
H. Burns 

T. Burke 
K Carenzo 
P. Cardwell 
G. Cambl 
L. Camargo 
J Caccoupoute 
K Carey 
0. Caron 
D. Caron 
C. Carroll 

S. Carroll 
J. Chase 
J Chase 
M Chase 
J. Chilson 
P. Clark 
P. Cllmo 
P. Cline 
J. Cogan 
H. Cogswell 

0. Cohen 
R. Cohen 
B Collins 
C. Condon 
J. Connelly 

C. Connor 

D. Connors 
J. Corcora 
C Coughla 
D. Cowles 


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A. Cox 
S. Crest 
M. Crohan 
0. Cross 

B. Cunninham 
M. Curtis 

M. D'Angelo 
S. Daley 
K. Daly 
D. Damon 

P. Danalls 
R. Daskalakis 
H. Davidson 
T. Davis 
D. Del Vecchlo 
J. Demarche 
J. Denning 
N. Diblaso 
M. Dlefenderfer 
J. Dineen 

M. Diplppo 
L. Doherty 
M Donoghue 
M. Dowd 
B. Drake 
L. Eagan 
S. Ebeling 
A. Ecchio 
D. Elliot 
T. Eisner 

D. Glaser 
H. Godbout 
P. Golaski 
M. Gold 



J. Hcnrlkson 
S. Hermann 
N. Hesen 
L. Hickllng 
B. Hirsh 
L. Hoff 
M. Holloman 
0. Holmes 
J. Holslng 
K. Hoovli 

K. Ilgovsky 
M. Jagadowskl 
L. Jensen 
E. Johnson 
M. Johnson 
J. Josephson 




P. Kllleen 
C. Knapp 

0. Kozlowski B. LaPlerre 

A. Kramer D. Large 

P. Kruczynskl M. Lasorsa 

P. Kumiega R Leary 

K. Kusiask P. Leavltt 

A. Lamontagne D. Lefebvre 

L. Lefebvre 
L. Lemolne 
R. LePow 
G. Levitt 

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H. Llebman 
M. Lincoln 
T. Little 
P. Lolzzo 
J. Loot 
H Ludwlg 
M. Lussler 
A. Mackey 
G. Mader 
D. Magnan 


M. McCauley 

P. McCauley 
E. McCullough 
C. McKeon 
J. McMahon 
M. McManus 
P. McNalr 
R Mcnally 
0. Meek 
P. Mentor 
R. Merello 

L. Mldura 
J. Mlhalu 
C. Mllroy 
J. Minardi 
P. Mooney 
J. Morlarty 
M. Morris 
K. Muller 
P. Murray 
S. Nettal 

B. Nichols 
L. North 
J. Nevello 
J. Nutter 

D. O'Connell 
J. O'Connell 
L. O'Connell 

C. O'Connor 
B. Okun 

S. O'Tooie 

W. Ottanl 
W. Pappas 
0. Pasklns 
M. Paul 
B. Paulldes 
S. Pearson 
A. Peck 
A. Peet 
J. Pelletier 
J. Pelmas 


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G. Petrucci 
J. Philbln 
E. Pllelsky 
G. Pincut 
S. Plitrlch 
D. Plotkln 
G. Plowman 


D. Poppo 
R. Pozzuto 
T. Pratt 
J. Press 
M. Pryblo 
J. Queen 
J. Quinlo 

V. Radke 
N. Radner 
H. Raker 
J. Ranahan 
D Rapalut 
K Rappaport 
M. Ravosa 
A. Reese 
C. Reed 
M Reed 

R. Retchin 
H. Ricco 
R. Richfield 
S. Riggi 
N. Rlker 

F. Riley 
J. Rl» 

K. Robbins 

G. Robertson 
A. Roma 

D. Romell 
J. Romer 
L. Roses 
M. Rosal 
K. Rosslter 
H. Rowe 
J. Roy 
C. Rubin 
P Rubin 
S. Rutherford 

J. Ryan 
J. Sands 
P. Santos 
















P. Shear 

C. Sheffield 

K Shine 
P Shralr 
E. Shultz 
S Siff 
A. Simon 
R. Simon 
R. Simon 

C. Sivek 
B. Skelly 
B. Skolnlck 
F Skopp 
J. Slowey 
B. Smith 
S Smith 


ft s a 9 

T. Smith 
R. Snyder 
B Sokal 
S. Squire 
C. Standard 
C. Stelzer 
M. Stenstrom 

P. Stewart 
J. Stollstorff 
M. Stover 
A. Sullivan 
J. Sullivan 
K. Sullivan 
M. Sullivan 

K. Tate 
0. Tauber 
B. Taylor 
B. Tedeschl 
J. Thomas 
L. Thompson 
B. Till 


K Surniak 
M. Sweitzer 
T. Sweitzer 
C. Vanwagner 

F. Vanzljl 

G. Vedder 
K. Ventl 

J. Vllleneuve 
R. Volk 
S. Waldo 

M. Toccl 
M. Tortorlcl 
S. Tripp 
J. Webb 
J. Webber 
T. Welsend 
L Wellman 
M. Wernlck 
J. Wheeler 
N. White 

R. Zundell 

Missing People: 
E. Beauchamp 
P. Carnahan 
J. Cogan 
R. Emery 
L. Gironda 
A. Henshaw 
C. Home 
A. Palczynski 





L. Simon 
E. Thomas 
E. Wilson 


The freshmen stepped into 
school with the typical fears and 
anxieties that all classes exper- 
ience when they first enter Long- 
meadow High. Being "a little 
frosh" and "the bottom of every- 
thing" were feelings that soon 
disappeared as students began to 
participate in class and school 
functions. President Scott 
Zucker felt that the class was 
working together, and by the end 
of the year new friendships devel- 
oped, and voluntary class council 
had successful turnouts. 

As one frosh stated, "Being a 
freshman on the first day of 
school is something I never want 
to do again — ever!" 


E. Abdow 
G. Abutamra 
M. Allen 

C. Anders 

D. Angeraml 
S. Anzalottl 
0. Appleman 

D. Appleman W. Baldwin 

D. Aronton 
M. Asieo 
M. Athas 
R. Atklnaon 
D. Axler 
S Bader 
R. Bailey 
T. Bailey 
S. Bajek 

M. Barballat 
R. Barnshaw 
C. Barry 
P. Bascom 
G. Batsell 
E. Batsett 
A. Bazos 
A.M. Beaton 
M. Beauchamp 

8. Becker 
S. Bernardo 
K. Berte 
S. Betiher 
E. Bettlgole 

C. Blsiklrikl L. Briggj 

D. Blletener 
S. Bonatonl 
G. Boudreaux 
J. Breglanet 

E Broad 
N. Bronner 
F Brown 
T Buddlnglon, 

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S. Buffum 

P. Cain 

M. Cardwell 

L. Cartwrlght 

L. Chilton 

S. Burnett 

J. Cameron 

R. Carl 

C. Caruso 

M. Chlz 

L. Butterfleld 

R. Camerato 

R. Carlton 

A. Cattagna 

K. Cogswell 

B. Cacclapoutl 

B. Cantor 

S. Carlton 

A. Chabot 

S. Cohen 

E. Cain 

A. Caputo 

B. Caron 

J. Chamber* 

L. Cohn 

S. Coleman 

K. Croteau 

R. Colantonl 

D. Cruz 

C. Concotllli 

W Cunningham 

J. Condon 

D. Curtis 

C. Connell 

D. Curto 

S. Connor 

T. Daly 

M. Contot 

S. Damon 

T. Craven 

M. Danallt 

P. Creed 

D. D'Angelo 

B. Creelman 

C. Davldton 


D. Ditomasii 
B. Dodge 
B. Ooherty 
J. Dooley 
J. Dooley 
J. Dropkin 

A. Duclos 
T. Dunlevy 

D. Dzwllewskl 
M Ecchlo 

C. Edmonds 

E. Ehrenberg 

L. Elliott 
T. Ely 
N. Fauteux 
L Feller 
L. Feinberg 
R. Ferrara 

G. Ferrazzi 
T. Finch 
J. Fisher 
M. Fisher 
D. Flsk 
J. Fitzgerald 

T. Fleming 
J. Fletcher 
D. Fountain 
J. Franson 
G. Frost 
S. Gellerman 
S. Getzov 
P. Gill 
R. Glasgow 
C. Goerke 

S. Goldaper 
A. Goldberg 
H. Goldsmith 
D. Gomez 
A. Grant 
J. Greenbaum 
A. Greenspan 
L Griffin 
L. Grippen 
K. Gruskin 

L. Guild 
B. Halllday 
W. Hammett 
V. Haramut 
P. Harris 
D. Hartigan 
T. Hatch 
G. Havens 
J. Heye 
A. Hochberg 

M. Holmes 
S Holsing 
D. Hoovls 
J. Hurley 
P. lennaco 
L. Jacobson 
T. Jensen 
J. Jones 
L Jones 
B. Jones 




J. Joyce 
K. Kuthe 
M. Kannavos 

B. Kantor 

J. Karpovich 

C. Kassanos 

L. Kastounakls 

A. Lamontagne B. Lendry 

G. Lamoureaux C. Lenihan 

J. Landon 

S. Law 

E. Lawson 

J. Lawton 

T. Leary 

J. Leavitt 

S. Leavitt 

M. Lebl 

K. LeDuc 

'•■ I 

J. Leopold 
S. Leopold 
P. Levlne 
A. Lleber 
L. Llesperance 
K. Lloyd Rees 
P. Lolzzo 
J. Loughman 
D. Maney 

L. Maruca 
M. McClure 
D. McGulnness 
J. McNamara 
R McTaggart 
J. Mech 
L. Meltzer 
F. Meunier 
J. Meyer 
J. Meyers 
S. Millar 

J. Miller 
P. Miller 
D. Mllttein 
G. Moomjlan 
R. Mouchantat 
H. Murphy 
B. Murray 
G. Muien 



J. Pollack 
M. Polman 
L. Poppo 
D Pratt 
K. Preston 
N. Psoitis 
S. Ransom 
M. Reaves 
S. Reed 
J M Reilly 

M Rich 
K. Riley 
S. Riley 
M. Rlngey 
I Roberts 
R. Roberts 
I Rodalakis 
L Roden 
M. Rosenberg 
L. Rosenthal 

J. Roth 
W. Rowe 
B. Rubin 
L. Rucks 
S. Rushbrook 
M Saba 
M Sacenti 
J. Sanders 
A Sands 
R. Sauve 

K Scagliarlnl 
K. Schlafflno 
L. Schiffman 
P. Schoenberg 
D. Schupack 
C. Schwartz 
S. Schwartz 
W. Scibelli 
R. Seabury 
M. Sears 

Missing People; 
D. Cohen 
M. Crosby 
K. Donahue 
J. Ferrero 
S. Harney 
S. Havens 
S. Hotaling 
V. Kennedy 
R. Landers 
B. Levesque 
S. Malone 
M Masser 
F. Pugliano 
M. Russell 
B. Sacerdote 

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D. Sherman 

D. Sherman 
W. Sherman 

E. Shuttleworth 
E. Slegel 

K. Simmons 
J. Simpson 
J. Smith 

B. Snyder 
D. Soloman 
M. Soloman 
N. Sophinos 
A. Soto 
J. Staplei 
L. Stebbins 
J. Stein 









B. Tougat 
R. Touglas 
D. Trachtenberg 
G. Tranghese 
M. Tranter 
M. Tripp 
J. Trzclnskl 
M. Tyminski 

J. Ulan 
E. Urstadt 
P. Vatrano 
P. Ventl 
K. Waldron 
K. Waldron 
J. Walsh 
D. Webler 
S. Weinberg 

D. Weiss 
B. Welch 

K. Wellman 
M. Wernich 
T. Weston 

E. Wheeler 
D. White 
M. Wilkt 

L Williams 
P. Williams 
LA. Wilson 
C. Wojclk 
S. Wojclk 
R Wood 
R. Woods 
J. Wright 

J. Wrona T. Zimmerman 

K. Yatfe C. Zlnnack 

R. Zeller S. Zucker 
K. Zerbato 


Physical Ed. 

1. D. Williams 2. J. Gregory 3. M. Mickel- 
son 4. N. Darsch 5. R. D'Agastino 6. N. 
Harris 7. L. Segur 8. M. Deary 

How important is Gym to the school environment? According to Coach 
Robert D'Agastino, "Gym is an important part of the educative system in 
regard to the spirit, mind, and body. This is the Greek philisophical 
attitude toward the total education of man. People function more effi- 
ciently when the body is in good condition. This applies to the students of 
Longmeadow High School and all students in general. Athletics and 
sports are one asset to the school and should be thought of accordingly." 

Coach Dag also feels that "those who question the value of competi- 
tion do not realize that sports play the same role for students that 
advanced placement courses do. They are both for those who excel and 
are looking for a higher degree of difficulty in their courses." 


Fight With 
Pride And 

Pep talks, skull sessions, 
bread and butter plays, 
razzle dazzle, chalk 
talks, and the fribble 
club — what do all of these add up 
to? Simple: Coach Deary's game 
plans and stratagy for the 1976 
football season. The Lancers 
combined offense and defense 
units for an outstanding year and 

a reputable record. 

Longmeadow began the season 
with victories over Pittsfield, Clas- 
sical, and Minnechaug while they 
were upset by South Hadley and 
Northampton. Many players con- 
sidered Deary's non-defeatist at- 
titude to be the key to the team's 
successes. The coaching staff 
was excellent and determined to 

1 James Blakeman bullets to Bill McClure. 
2. All for one . . . and one for All. 3. 
"Oops, sorry Bob!" 4 Gregg Allison shows 
us the ABC's of ball carrying. 5. Block him. 
stop him, don't let him through! 6. "Miller, 
get your head up!" 7. Joel Castleman re- 
verts to Cro-magnon blocking styles. 8. 
They'll never get the ball from McClure. 


produce a number one ball club. 
James Blakeman steadily im- 
proved as this year's quarter- 
back. He was quick to call plays in 
pressing situations, and he had a 
good arm for accurate passes. 
Joel Castleman, Bill McClure, and 
Bob Jones were capable runners 
and were responsible for a great 
deal of the team's scoring. Other 

outstanding offensive players in- 
cluded tight end Rob Carey, cen- 
ter Bob Miller, split end Greg Alli- 
son, guard Matt Hoffman, and 
tackles Keith Lemnios and Craig 
Kasen. The defense this season 
was a forceful line dominated by 
linebackers Alex Mandell and Ned 
McNally, safety Steve Wood, half- 
back John Tomko, centerback 

John Knisely, and ends Steve 
King, Nick Kasonatkis, and Dave 

The injuries of Dave Clark, Jeff 
Lucier, and Matt Hoffman caused 
severe losses to the team. A lack 
of spirit from the players during 
some of the games was also detri- 
mental. As running back Bill Mc- 
Clure stated, "If we had been 



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more psyched, we could have 
beaten any team in the league." 
The Lancers were a "Second 
half" football team: most of the 
action took place late in their 
games. Although the offensive 
line was small in size and a bit 
inexperienced, they managed to 
put many points on the score- 
board, as in the Amherst game. A 

lot of talent developed over the 
season, along with the players 
pride in their team and in the 
school. Next year promises to be 
a superior season. It is very possi- 
ble that Longmeadow will be un- 
defeatable, emerging as a true 
power in the league. 

1. CRUNCH! 2. "But .. . I was aiming for 
Jonesy." 3. Allison thanks God for face- 
masks on his way to the end zone at EL. 







Won: 5 

N. Hampton 
S. Hadley 
Hoi. Catholic 
W. Spgfld 
E. Long. 
Lost: 5 



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J.V. - Varsity 

Rl: Stoler, Lemnois, Allison, Katsounakis, 
McClure, Clark, Figgie, Alston, Jones, Lu- 
cier R2: VanLandit, Blakeman, Weston, 
McNally, King, Mandell, Castleman, Knise- 
ly, Miller R3: Sherman, Smith, Lucier, 
Hoffman, Wood, Carey, Tompko, Yesu, 
manager-Hooper, R4: Axler, Caron, Mech, 
Lyons, Loizzo, Nutter, DeMarche, Ingalls 

R5: Leavitt, Kumiega, Merullo, Brant, 
Boyd, Leary, Nichols, Shrair R6: Climo, 
Maloney, Hochberg, Simons, Tick, Leavitt, 
Henirxson, R7: McCauley, Burke, Golaski, 
Webb, Sacenti, Ruethaferd, R8: Coach 
Deary, Coach Harris, Coach Williams, 
Coach Parker 


Rl: Fletcher, Ransom, Zinnack, Wood. 
Boudreau, Harney. Dodge, Tenero, Hotch- 
berg, R2: Wrona, Dennis, Loizzo. Mou- 
chantnt, White, Buffum, Axler, McClure. 
R4: Dillon, Leufoque, Daley, Kelly, Atkin- 
son, Rowe, Appleman, Deleski. R5: Coach 
Ramano. Bassel, Caron. Coach Kane. 


This year's field hockey 
team was the greatest 
in the history of Long- 
meadow High School. 
The girls combined as a unified 
and powerful squad, with out- 
standing players on both offense 
and defense. Scoring was slow at 
first, but as the season pro- 
gressed there was no stopping 
the Lancerettes. There was a 
tough struggle for the league title, 
but the girls' strength and deter- 

mination brought them to victory. 
The team's spirit was a high point, 
especially in games against Min- 
nechaug and throughout both of 
the tournament games. 

The eight seniors on the team 
were led by co-captains Leslie 
Maglathlin and Mary Jo Quigley. 
The offense continually executed 
fine plays. Skill in passing and 
shooting was matched by strong 
running, making for a hard-driving 
unit. The defense was remark- 

able, and the players all mastered 
their positions. When the action 
was tense, goalie Kim LeDuc was 
ready to provide good judgment, 
swiftness, and agility around the 

Coach Nancy Darsch passed 
her fourth season with the team 
and built a strong friendship with 
her players. She had confidence 
in their abilities and expected only 
the best from them. 

Next year's team is sure to feel 
the loss of the eight graduating 
seniors, but many of the gaps will 
be filled by players from this 
year's talented J.V. team. There 
were outstanding performances 
by captain Fay Trachtenberg, 
Kerry LeDuc, Gina Ferazzi and 
Bonnie Rubin. These girls, along 
with the rest of the squad, should 
carry on the success of the 1976 

1. Halftime means oranges! 2. Coach 
Darsh instructs her players. 3. Who will get 
the ball? 4. Sue Murray defends while oth- 
ers look on. 5. Co-captain Les Maglathlin 
goes one on one against an E. L. opponent. 
6. Victory smiles! 7. ROW 1: Coach Nancy 
Darsch, K. LeDuc, S. Burnett, B. Mallary, 
L. Fleming, Co-captain M.J. Quigley, T. 
Kossoy, D. Harris, L. Vincunas, J. Ryan. 
ROW 2: C Johnson, CA. Campbell, K. 

Wass, L. Maglathlin, B. Pezza, P. Grayboff. 
G. Hutchinson. 8. Co-captain M. J. Quigley 
rushes the opposing goalie. 9. Last one to 
the ball is a rotton egg! 10. ROW 1: Capt. F. 
Trachtenberg. ROW 2: L. Shupack, P. Wil- 
liams, C Cummings, G. Ferazzi, K. LeDuc. 
E. Beauchamp, R. Jones, P.J. Venti. ROW 
3: L. Thompson, L. Elliot, L. Doherty, V. 
Radke, M. Prybylo, M. McManus. C Ata- 
mian, P. Creed, Coach Mclnnis. 

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League Champions 








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1. Senior Tri-captains Ted Snyder, Bart 
Dunlevy, and Craig Cloud. 2. Kellogg keeps 
control of the field. 3. "Gordy" juggles the 
ball. 4. Lancers have balls! 5. Modes of 
thought during half-time. 


ith several strong play- 
ers returning from last 
year, the soccer team 
had high hopes for a 
successful season. There were a 
great many talented individuals, 
but problems arose in utilizing this 
talent to form a combined unit. 
The Lancers had a winning sea- 
son, with a final record of 8-6-2, 
and some outstanding games 
with Westfield and Putnam. Com- 
petition was especially stiff 
against Chicopee, Ludlow, and 

West Side. The team gave its best 
efforts as the underdog, when the 
boys had to play hard to prove 
their capabilities. But during the 
easier games, they did not give 
everything they had. Hustle and 
determination were lacking at 
these times, and the players were 
somewhat inconsistent. The team 
could play well when they set 
their minds to it, but when spirit 
was low, the output was seriously 













W. Spfld. 
S. Hadley 
Chicopee Comp. 

- A 2 


















E. Longmeadow 
Won:8 Lost:7 Tied:2 


-*- -t. 

Tri-captains Craig Cloud, Bart 
Dunlevy, and Ted Snyder helped 
in getting the group prepared to 
meet the opposition. Coach Mor- 
rissette felt that these boys were 
a tremendous boost to the team's 

Longmeadow was also fortu- 
nate in having the finest coaching 
staff in Western Mass. Defensive 
Coach Steve Kaplin and Offensive 
and Goalie Coach Charlie John- 
son aided Mr. Morrissette in find- 

ing the strong and weak points of 
the team, and in correcting any 
problems with the lines. 

Bob Kellogg and Rob Paulides, 
the high scorers of the season, 
did an excellent job in the offen- 
sive line. Seniors Tim Dwight, Phil 
Cushman, Steve O'Conner, and 
Ron Gordenstein, and underclass- 
men Andy Janik, Peter Guterman, 
Mike Hurwitz, and Bob Snyder 
were the strength of this year's 
offense and defense. 

ROW 1: L TO R: J. Burnett. A. Adams. E. 
Rahn, R. Paulides, B. Dunlevy, T. Snyder, 
C. Cloud, B. Meade. J. Nicholes, C. Heye, 
B. Snyder. ROW 2: Coach Johnson, S. 
O'Connor, B. Winer, D. Clark, J. Paley, P. 
Guterman, K. Vincunas, R. Gordenstein, 
M. Hurwitz, A. Karpf, G. Vitrano, D. Da- 
mon, M. Springett, A. Janik, P. Cushman, 
T. Dwight, Coach Morrissette. 

1. Bruce Winer wins race to the elusive 
ball. 2. Tim Dwight sends the ball goal- 
ward. 3. A look of concern from Coach 
Morrissette. 4. Varsity Team. 


.,*_'_ "7**../ . .«.'-*. -. , • : 



1. Junior Varsity Team: ROW 1: J. Wass, T. 
Biggins, M. Stover, B. Smith, S. Harris, C. 
Harrington; Captains: R. Lenahan, G. 
Goodman, S. Margolis, B. Sheehan, A. La- 
montaigne. ROW 2: H. Burns, M. Ravosa. 
J. O'Connor, G. Mader, P. Mentor, L. Ea- 
gan, M. Gold, D. Marr. P. Burger. S. Marr, 
B. Paulides, B. Woods, J. Moriarty, L. 
Guild, Coach R. LeBlanc. 

2. Phil Cushman shows style and form. 3. 
Paulides fights for the face-off. 4. "Okie" 
puts the moves on. 5. Another save by 
Goalie Cloud. 

6. Freshman Team: ROW 1: D. Sherman, J. 
Hurley, D. Tractenberg, J. Deliso. D. Apple- 
man, A. Chabot, B. Ferrara, K. Kusiak. 
ROW 2: T. Baily, T. Finch, P. Navazio, D. 
Shapiro, S. Damon, S. Burnett. M. Keeny, 
J. Meyers. ROW 3: Coach Exely. M. Con- 
tos, E. Urstadt. A. Bazos, T. Weston, B. 
Baldwin, J. Chambers, D. Solomon, N. 
Psaltis, J. Wright. C. Cameron. M. Wilks. 
Coach McCarthy. 


I'd like to kick the ball right 
through the kid's head," 
was the feeling of an 
anonymous Lancerette 
from the girl's soccer club about 
an opponent. Quite a change in 
attitude from last year! The girls 
were more aggressive and skilled 
as a group, with the help and ad- 
vice of coaches Jangle and Glynn. 
The informal atmosphere of a 
club attracted many girls who 
would not normally have gone out 

for a fall sport, making for a di- 
verse group of interested players. 
There were seven games sched- 
uled for the twenty-two players 
chosen for the "all-star" team, 
while the rest of the club partici- 
pated in intramurals. Outstanding 
senior players were Diane Cartw- 
right (3), Amy Glynn (4), Nancy 
Frankel (5), and Joma Venti. The 
girls' hard work will help them 
reach their ultimate goal of be- 
coming a varsity sport. 

1. Sue Connor dribbles toward a Lancer- 
ette score. 2. ROW 1: J. Williams. L. Cartw- 
right, H. Goldsmith A. Glynn, D. Cartw- 
right, N. Frankel, M. Dowd, P. Schnitzer. K. 
Kusiak, A. Secondo, L. Hicklmg. ROW 2: S. 
Waldo, P. Mooney, D. Schnitzer. D. Schu- 
pack, J. Roy, C. Fortier, J. Sullivan, C. 
Bretton, C. Clute, S. Fein, L. Hannifin, T. 
Leary, L. Brooks. ROW 3: Coach Jangle. M. 
Curtis. S. Kajdan, J. Venti. S. Blanchard. 
N. Schicker, C. Reid, S. Nestel. B. Young. 
L. Jensen, S. Connor, D. Phaneuf, L. Mar- 
uca, C. Goerke, G. Havens, S. Riley, Coach 

Alive And Kicking 

• MM 


._ ^ 


1 Minnechaug 1 

Cathedral 3 

Agawam 6 

Classical 4 
3 Minnechaug 3 

1 Classical 
1 Agawam 1 

Won:l Lost:3 Tied: 3 




Girls' Swim Team had a 
difficult time filling in 
gaps from the loss of 
valuable graduated 
seniors. Though it was a chal- 
lenge, the group worked hard in 
attempting to hold their Western 
Mass. title. Captains Debbie 
Dowd, Sandy Strempel and co- 
captain Moira Murphy helped 
bring the team together to reach 
third place in this year's Western 

Mass. meet. Outstanding seniors 
were Lynn and Linda Wiatrowski 
and divers Tina Millas and Tami 
Ezzo. Nancy Riker and Pam Mur- 
ray were strong in freestyle, Bren- 
da Skelley handled the butterfly, 
and Martha Tripp showed talent 
in breastroke competition. 

Spirits were low during part of 
the season, when the Lancerettes 
had some disappointing races. 

They faced tough opposition, but 
their efforts were rewarded by a 
great comeback in the Columbus 
Day Relays. The team consisted 
of many underclassmen, and 
promising, although key seniors 
will be missed. 

1976 Swim Team memories: 
Mrs. Segur's utterance at the 
Minnechaug meet, thinking no- 
body would hear her . . . Throw- 

Swimmers Stay Afloat 





South Hadley 

W. Springfield 
Won: 5 Lost: 4 Tied: 


V - 







ing Brenda Skelley in the pool fully 
clothed with help from the field 
hockey team . . . Miss Gregory's 
experience when she brought her 
dog to practice and could not 
control it, as it left various drop- 
pings on the pool deck . . . the 
swimmers' great pleasure watch- 
ing the divers wipe out . . . bus 
rides filled with songs and cheers 

1. Coach Segur records swimmers' times. 

2. Cute . . . real cute. 3. ROW 1: B. Woods, 
L. Williams, D. Magnan, M. Crosby, K. 
Preston, S. Brennan, M. Neville, B. Skel- 
ley, D. Dowd, M. Murphy, S. Strempel. 
ROW 2: L. Griffin, N. Riker, M. Tripp, P. 
Murray, L. Wiatrowski, J. Pearson, L. Wia- 
trowski, H. Rowe, T. Ezzo, H. Wernick, T. 
Millas. 4. Do not disturb — swimmers in 
thought! 5. A face only her mother could 

love! 6. ROW 1: C. Lenihan, C. Coughlin, M. 
Barbalias, S. Malone, M. Reeves. ROW 2: 
L. Rosenthal, D. Hardigan. S. Bader. N. 
Hesen, S. Riggs, L. Nereau. ROW 3: D. 
Mclnnis, J. Miller, B. Doherty, D. Cowles, 
M. Allen. 7. It's a bird, it's a plane — No! 
It's Tami Ezzo 8. Capt. Dowd comes up 
for a breath. 9. Lynn gets ready to take 
off. 10. Senior Tina Mills stretches for the 

"A Winning Season For 
A Rebuilding Year 

Art Lucey 





Chic. Comp 








E. Longmeadow 



South Hadley 
W. Spgfld. 








Won: 5 Lost: 3 Tied: 


One of the toughest, 
most demanding 
sports at Longmeadow 
High School is Cross 
Country running. A great deal of 
dedication is needed from each 
member of the team if the Lanc- 
ers are to perform well at meets. 
Practices include six to eight 
miles of running through town ev- 
ery day. An official race course is 
a maximum of three miles long, 
and usually includes some hilly 
areas. The Longmeadow course 

begins at Mill Road, continues 
down Longmeadow Street, and 
finishes back at the start. 
Coached by Mr. Winseck, the 
boys reached third place in the 
Valley Wheel league, led by sen- 
iors Art Lucey and Bill Hopfe, and 
juniors Steve Finch and Francis 
"Buzzard" McNally. Sophomores 
Andrew and Stuart Sears also lent 
strength to this year's team and 
will carry on the Lancers' success 
for the next two years. Wheel 
League, led by seniors Art Lucey 

and Bill Hopfe, and juniors Steve 
Finch and Francis "Buzzard" 
McNally. Sophomores Andrew 
and Stuart Sears also lent 
strength to this year's team and 
will carry on the Lancers' success 
for the next two years. 

1. LANCERS: A. Sears, F. McNally. A. Lu- 
cey, B. Hopfe, B. Halllday, S. Sears, J. 
Walch, J. Cogan (mngr.) 2. Mr. Winseck 
rejects Art's proposal to run the coarse 
through Friendlys. 3. Coach Winseck ad- 
vises Steve Finch to try out for Basketball 
because of his high scoring. 

1. "Look how pretty we are when we 
smile!" 2. "Oh my God, I am sooooo em- 
barassed!" 3. "Give me an 'A'!" 4. Meg 
Gracey, Debbie Solomon and Sue Sim- 
mons "shake up" the crowd. 

The cheerleaders are a 
group of girls who are 
anxious to show their 
support and enthusi- 
asm for school sports. They prac- 
tice during the week to perfect 
jumps, splits, voices, cheers and 

"... Practice again? ... Do I 
have to change? ... Let's prac- 
tice in the gym- it's too cold out- 
side . . . Sue, I can't come today 

Luncheons are held each Satur- 
day before football games, and 
dinners are held before basketball 

"... Candy corn, M&M's and 
plenty of pepsi . . . Put your shak- 
ers outside of the house, on the 
lampost . . . Food, food, foo- 
d — I'm stuffed! . . . How am I ever 
going to do my jumps today? . . . 


After the luncheons or dinners, 
the ten girls are off for the game. 

" ... R-O-W-D-l-E that's the 
way we spell ROW-DIE, ROW-DIE, 
Let's get ROW-DIE, WOOH! . . . 
Go, Go, Get 'em, Get 'em. Go, Go, 
Get 'em Get 'em, We shake 'em 
up! . . ." 

In the midst of the action . . . 

"So, what's our first cheer? . . . 
Where are my shakers? . . . How 

does that cheer go again? ... 
Who's getting burned today? . . . 
Line up for Jive! . . . Check 'em 
out-look at number 25! . . . 
Gimme an 'L'! . . . Don't forget to 
be low, loud, and SMILE! . . . 

As Captain Sue Wood stated, 
"Cheerleading is really a lot of 
fun. We are great friends, and 
have super times. Besides-there's 
good scenery on the bench!" 

1. Captain Sue Wood "cranks up" the 
cheerleaders for another rowdie cheer! 2. 
Plus two! 3. What makes you think that we 
have "senioritis"? 4. J.V. team: ROW 1: 
Co-captains S. Woods and M. Chase. ROW 
2: T. Hoyt, H. Bach, H. Cogswell. J. Gra- 
cey. ROW 3: S. McCarthy and P. Clark. 
(Missing: L. Schwartz and B. Drake). 


1. Tyrone turns the tables on Putnam. 2. 
Boudreaux reaches for the rafters to out- 
jump Putnam player. 3. Dave Clark applies 
defensive presses on Tech opponent. 4. 
James Blakeman sets up the play for a 
Lancer drive. 5. Varsity Team: ROW 1 (L 
TO R): D. Clark. Frankie, J. Blakeman ROW 
2 (L TO R): Coach Morrissette, M. Pearl, M. 
Smith, G. Hyman, G. Allison, T. Settles, T. 
Kirk, J.R. Chase, T. Boudreaux. P. Ku- 
miega, D. Auerswald (manager). 6. Tyrone 
scrambles with the ball, while J.R. Chase 
waits for the rebound. 

The 1977 Boys* Basketball 
Team suffered the loss of some 
excellent graduating seniors, but 
those positions were quickly filled 
by new players of high quality. 

Sophomore Tyrone Settles led 
the team in scoring with an aver- 
age of twenty points per game. 
He also became a leading scorer 
of Division 1 in Western Mass. Ty- 

rone provided the inspiration that 
the Lancers needed for a winning 
season. At the home East Long- 
meadow game, Tyrone complete- 
ly overwhelmed the crowd as he 
shot the ball from half-court, and 
scored in the final seconds of the 
first half. He was often awarded 
with standing ovations for his re- 
markable performances during 






Chic. Comp. 




















S. Had ley 




E. Long. 





Won: 10 Lost: 12 Tied: 


the season. 

Senior forward Dave Clark had 
a fifteen point average and con- 
tributed to the team's excellence 
with his superior rebounding 
skills. Senior guards Greg Allison 
and James Blakeman, juniors Ter- 
ry Boudreaux and Gary Hyman, 
and sophomores J.R. Chase and 
Peter Kumeiga rounded off the 
hoopster squad. 

A number of very close games 
brought much excitement and en- 
tertainment for the Lancer fans. 
Longmeadow progressed well 
during the team's schedule, and 
the talented underclassmen leave 
Coach Morrissette with much an- 
ticipation for successful upcom- 
ing years. 

1. With the score 47-49. Mark Pearl works 
his way around Tech opponent. 2. Coach 
Ron Morrissette looks on apprehensively 
as the opposition moves down the court. 
3. Boudreaux gets bumped. 4. Dave goes 
up for two. 5. Hoopsters get an impromtu 
lecture on how to score a quick nine 



1. Sophomores Peter Kumeiga and J.R. 
Chase bolster Lancer defensive. 2. J.V. 
Team: ROW 1: J. Mattox. B. Lyons, T. Fodi- 
man, R. Zundell, M. Gold, G. Goodman. 
ROW 2: Coach Leventhal, D. Boudreaux, 
M. Dittomassi, J. Knight, D. Hastings, M. 

Sullivan, B. Snyder, T. Butts. Missing: J. 
Farnsworth. 3. Blakeman completes 3- 
point play for the black and white. 4. Mark 
Pearl attempts to snare defensive re- 
bound. 5. Freshman team: ROW 1: R. 
Wood, A. Bazos, D. Webler, J. Landon, D. 

Loizzo, W. Rowe. G. Boudreaux. ROW 2: C. 
Connell, D. Appleman, C. Cameron, D. 
White, B. Sherman, E. Siegel, Coach 
Mannheim. 6. Dave Clark blocks the lane, 
awaiting the opposing player. 7. Greg Alli- 
son puts Lancers ahead with a quick layup. 


The girls' basketball season 
started slowly, as the team could 
not seem to pull their talents to- 
gether while facing stiff competi- 
tion in the opening games. The 
Lancerettes were not discour- 
aged, however. They continued to 
work and to build up their individ- 
ual skills. Many team members 
felt that the year was mainly one 
of development, because of sev- 
eral newcomers who needed ac- 
tual playing experience. The team 

gained confidence as the season 
progressed and came together 
into more of a unit. They began to 
cooperate and develop mutual 

There were some disappointing 
moments, as when the girls lost 
two extremely close games in the 
last few minutes. Many practices 
were concentrated on strategy 
and the improvement of plays, so 
that the overall performance 
would bring forth a victorious sea- 


Senior Co-Captains Mary Jo 
Quigley and Sandy Strempel were 
two outstanding assets to the 
group. Some other key players 
were "Basketball Jones McCray," 
"Tap-dancing' Kusiak," "Big B 
Skelley," and "S. Macadoo Das- 

The J.V. team displayed com- 
petent playing this year under the 
leadership of Coach Cathy Mcln- 
nis. Co-Captains G. Hutchinson 

Head For The Hoop 

^ 4 

D. Robinson, along with Frosh. G. 
Ferazzi, and Sophs. A. Ferazzi and 
V. Radke were the high scorers 
for the team. 

The girls will always reflect 
upon these special events: Drib- 
ble tag, pizza at Darsch's, Quig- 
ley's house after games, Brenda's 
12 points, "We love you Sandy," 
getting warm-up music, 
"heavyweight," bruises from the 
coke machine, and Spfld. College 
from 9:00 to 4:00. 

1. Co-Capt. Sandy Strempel is ready for 
the fast break. 2. The Lancerettes give up 
the ball after a call by the referee. 3. 
Coach Nancy Darsch listens intently while 
a player talks. 4. Varsity: ROW 1: Co-Cap- 
tains M.J. Quigley and S. Strempel, C 
McCray. Row 2: C Johnson, C Chase, S. 
Slaninka. ROW 3: K. Cardaropoli, K. Ku- 
siak, B. Skelley, R. Daskalakis, M. Hanigan, 
A. Owens, Coach nancy Darsch. 5. Soph. 
Renee Daskalakis displays her talent while 
doing a lay-up against an Agawam oppo- 

nent. 6. Brenda Skelley shows good posi- 
tion for an inside-the-key shot, despite an 
opposing hand. 7. Cindy Johnson and Co- 
Captain M. J. Quigley warm up before the 
game. 8. "Tap-dancing" Kusiak has the 
floor all to herself. 9. J.V.: ROW 1: G. Fer- 
azzi, Co-Captains D. Robinson and G. 
Hutchinson. ROW 2: V. Radke. A. Ferazzi, 
J. Riis, L. Jensen, ROW 3: B. Kirk, K. Tate, 
P. Mooney, T. Leary, Coach Cathy Mcln- 








W. Spfld. 






W. Spfld. 















So. Hadley 






E. L. 















So. Hadley 









E. L. 


Season's Record 







For several years, the boys' 
gymnastics team has been build- 
ing, strengthening, and learning in 
hopes of better future seasons. 
This year their strivings reached a 
climax as the Lancers combined 
to form a real power in Western 
Mass. and State competitions. 
Longmeadow saw its best team 
ever and had an outstanding re- 
cord. Much of the high scoring 

was achieved by seniors Bart 
Dunlevy, Jim Bradford, Harvey 
Stockhammer, Craig Cloud, Jim 
Kelly, Jim Bennett, and Chris 
Newton. Several juniors and un- 
derclassmen, including Dave Da- 
mon, Brook Paulides, John Wass, 
Mark Stover, and Everett Black, 
were also a part of the action, and 
they will certainly do well in future 

All six events: floor, side horse, 
rings, parallel bars, high bar, and 
vaulting had many strong individ- 
ual participants. Coached by John 
Kober and Eddie Tremble, the 
boys worked together as a unit to 
create a memorable season. 

1. Hey. the floor is the other way!! 2. Jim 
Bradford stretches to impress the judges. 
3. Falling asleep on the job again is senior 
Bart Dunlevy. 





West Springfield 









West Springfield 












South Hadley 
Won: 7 Lost: 1 



ROW 1: L . TO R. Steve Margolis, Steve 
Grinspoon, Mike Stenstron, Stuart Da- 
mon, Bruce Bennet. ROW 2: Coach Trum- 
bell, Brook Paulides, Jim Bennett, Jim 

Bradford, Chris Newton, Howard Burns, 
Craig Cloud, John Wass, David Damon, 
Larry Guild, Coach Coburn. ABOVE: Har- 
vey Stockhammer. Missing: Mark Stover. 

1. "Hop-a-long" Harvey!! 2. Craig Cloud 
makes another landing. 3. Don't get too 
comfortable, the meet is almost over! 4. A 
family portrait. 


Skill, grace, determination, and 
courage are just a few qualities of 
a gymnast. Longmeadow High 
School was fortunate to have a 
girls' gymnastics team comprised 
of several of these outstanding in- 
dividuals. Senior Co-Captains 
Lynn and Linda Wiatrowski helped 
to build up the team's confidence, 
and they had every member 
psyched for each meet. The girls 
held a genuine concern for one 
another, which created the spirit 
that led to top performances. 

Routines of superior caliber were 
introduced this year, and scoring 
in the meets improved tremen- 

With the help of Coach Judi 
Gregory, the group aimed for per- 
fection in performing every trick, 
and on each piece of equipment. 
Even the smallest mistakes can 
be costly in competition, so Miss 
Gregory was critical of every as- 
pect of the girls' routines. 

Seniors Julie Whitney, Tina Mil- 

las, Linda and Lynn Wiatrowski, 
and Gail Felper are experienced 
gymnasts, and they reached 
many of their individual goals by 
the end of the season. The team's 
depth was filled in by Sopho- 
mores Paula Shear, Cindy Aivalis, 
and Heather Rowe, and by Junior 
Linda Skole. Freshmen Caren Da- 
vidson and Kerry LeDuc, and 
Sophomore Cheryl Atamian will 
help to close some of the gaps left 
by the graduating seniors. 





1. Soph. Paula Shear displays excellent 
amplitude in her floor exercise. 2. Senior 
Tina Millas performs a glide kip mount. 3. A 
stretch for perfection by Soph. Heather 
Rowe. 4. Co-Captain Lynn Wiatrowski in 
deep concentration during her routine. 5. 
Who says gymnasts are weak? 6. FRONT 

ROW: J. Whitney, G. Felper, L. Wiatrowski, 
T. Millas, L. Wiatrowski. BACK ROW: Coach 
Judi Gregory, C. Aivalis, H. Rowe, L. Skole, 
P. Shear, Asst. Coach D. McFall, C. David- 
son, K. Leduc. Missing: B. Hubley, C. Ata- 
mian. 7. Senior Gail Felper performs an 

ancient rite called, "Please, no scores un- 
der 6.5!" 8. A delicate pose by Senior Julie 
Whitney. 9. Co-Captain Linda Wiatrowski 
displays perfect balance in doing a back 
walk-over. 10. Soph. Cindy Aivalis 
handsprings her way over the horse. 

Longmeadow Opponent 





West Side 



East Longmeadow 









Hampshire Reg. 






South Hadley 









Season's Record: 6-4 
Western Mass. 4th place 
State Meet 10th place 



Girls' ski team was an outstand- 
ing and competitive group. Coach 
Bob Frangillo, a student at Spring- 
field College, encouraged the girls 
to ski agressively and without 
hesitation. Before meets, usually 
held at Mt. Tom, there was a cer- 
tain amount of nervousness on 
the part of the girls, but this was 

soon replaced by concentration 
on every turn and gate in the 

The twelve members were very 
close in performance, and with 
only one senior, captain Amy 
Lyon, the team has great poten- 
tial for continued success in the 

1. ROW 1: E. Shammash, S. Leavitt. D. 
Schupack, M. Wernick, J. Leavitt. ROW 2: 
C. Clute, J. Sullivan, L. Tober, Missing: L. 
Peznola, Captain A. Lyon, S. Connor, M. 
Gill, Coach B. Frangillo. 2. Captain Amy 
Lyon races to the finish line. 3. Lisa Tober 
helps set up the course. 4. Sophomore 
Jean Sullivan makes a fast turn. 

Off And Racing 


Longmeadow Op 









Mac Duff ie 



West Springfield 





















West Springfield 









Season's Record: 13-1 
Co-Champions in League 
Western Mass. 1st place 



Boys 7 



Longmeadow Opponent 














Holyoke Catholic 



West Springfield 












Chicopee Comp. 



South Hadley 





Consistency is the word to de- 
scribe the boys' ski team this 
year. The team held a fantastic 
record and scored well in Western 
Mass. Competition. Many skiers 
made remarkable improvement 
by the end of the season, and rac- 
ing times were close within the 
team. Determination and effort 
were never lacking from Long- 

meadow High, as the boys were 
serious about every meet. Other 
teams in the area were extremely 
surprised by the Lancers' accom- 
plishments. Coach Bob Frongillo 
and Captain Kevin McCarthy, as 
well as the other ski team mem- 
bers, deserve much recognition 
for their hard work and success. 

1. Coach Bob Frongillo on the slopes. 2. 
Freshman skier Alan Chabot. 3. ROW 1 (L. 
TO R.): A. Chabot. K. McCarthy (captain). 
T. Ely, P. Gill, J. Mandell. ROW 2 (L. TO R.): 
S. Wood. P. Burger, C Bachiochi. M. Nava- 
zio, J. Nichols, B. Woods. Missing: A. Man- 
dell. 4. Captain Kevin McCarthy performs 
a "back scratcher." 


Under Mark Mickelson's chlor- 
inated leadership, the boys' swim 
team developed a very impressive 
dual meet record for the season. 
The group was headed by Seniors 
Barry Katz, Rick Lockner, Jim Me- 
dalie, and Wally Wolf, and it was 
backed by a large number of am- 
bitious swimmers who formed 
three different squads. The boys 
swam nearly two and a half miles 
every day at practice, making 
swim team one of the most gruel- 

ing of L.H.S. sports. The group 
also made use of the new Univer- 
sal Gym every other day for half 
an hour, which helped them with 

The season began with a close 
loss to Minnechaug, and the Lanc- 
ers were also slimly defeated by 
East Longmeadow. There were 
several victories as well, such as 
the competition against Amherst, 
which Coach Mickelson ran very 


Longmeadow was in Division B 
this year, which is second in diffi- 
culty. The boys performed re- 
markably well after the loss of 
several key seniors last year. 
They finished with an 11-3 re- 
cord, the best in the team's histo- 
ry. The sucess of the season is a 
tribute to the talent, drive, and 
endurance of the L.H.S. swim- 


-..-%- Wi 















* Meets won. 

W. Mass. Champ. 2nd Place 

State Champ. 2nd Place 

X-Mas Relays. 2nd Place 



E. Longmeadow 

Turners Falls 

Chicopee Comp. 




S. Hadley 




Hamp Reg. 

W. Spring. 

L^l 9 i 


1. Team Managers David Fein and Curt 
Freedman try to read the stopwatch. 2. 
John Bonnel demonstrates the high el- 
bow. 3. George Pincus asks himself, "Why 
am I doing this?" 4. Diver Mike Sweitzer. 

5. Swimmers (L. TO R.) John Bonnel, Lou 
Midura, Rick Lockner, and George Pincus. 

6. Coach Mark Mickelson. 7. Bob Griffin 

flies out of the water. 8. David Lendry 
shakes hands' with opponent after the 
500-yard freestyle. 9. Barry Katz sprints 
to the wall. 10. Rl. Griffin, Medalie, Bon- 
nel, Midura, Wolf, Katz, Pincus, Smith, 
Fisk, Lockner, Warshaw. R2. Freedman, 
Fein, Rubenstein, Sheffield, Barz, Sullivan, 
Ferweather, White, Leavit, Diving Coach 

Wernick, Coach Mickelson. R3. Cusiosak, 
Sweitzer, Sears, Lebel, Keeny, Pratt, 
Betsher, Walsh, Cohen, Sweitzer, La- 
France, Special Guest Leland. R4. Green- 
span, Adamz, Smith, Contos, Petrucci, 
Ellsworth, Glaser, Curtis, Trachtenberg, 
Berte, Snyder, Coach Haley. Missing: Big- 
gins, Lendry, Roberts. 

12 1 ) 



Longmeadow Opponent 


Minnechaug 3 


Holyoke 5 
Agawam 2 



Ludlow 7 
Suffield 2 


4 ^ 

4 v ; 

East Longmeadow 2 

Chicopee Com p. l 

Greenfield 6 
Westfield 1 


Commerce 3 


Putnam 5 


East Hampton 3 
South Hadley 2 


Minnechaug 8 

2 ^ 

Ludlow 4 


East Longmeadow 3 


Commerce 1 


Palmer l 


East Hampton 3 


Amherst 4 


Putnam 3 

Won: 13 Lost: 6 Tied: 3 

1. The determination of Guterman and 
Meade to retrieve the puck is reflected in 
August's face. 2. Manager Lynn Vincunas 
smiles proudly at her boys. 3. Slide Snyde! 
4. That bad, Mr. Suzor? 

The first shock of defeat, game- 
by-game changes in strategy, and 
controversies over refereeing and 
ice time are just a few of the ex- 
periences faced by the Lancer 
hockey team. Led by the exper- 
ienced and skillful Coach Suzor 
and by a strong offensive and de- 
fensive lineup, the team skated to 
an impressive 13-6-3 record. 
Leading the squad in scoring abili- 

ty were Senior Co-Captain Bill Mc- 
Clure, Jeff Sisitsky, Rick Dur- 
ocher, and Jack Dineen. Senior 
Co-Captain Ted Snyder, Junior 
forward Jon Ditmar, and Seniors 
Steve O'Connor and Greg Smith 
helped make for a very well-es- 
tablished team. Mitch August was 
a strong goalie for the team, as he 
thwarted numerous shots on 


Freshmen Scott Buffum and 
Mark McClure are definite assets 
to the Lancer icemen for their 
forthcoming seasons, along with 
many sophomore and junior play- 
ers already working on the Varsity 
level. The entire squad skated 
successfully, checking, shooting, 
and blocking to optimum perfor- 
mance. It was their superior 
speed, stamina, and agility that 
created a winning *76-'77 season 
for Lancer hockey. 

1. Jeff Sisitsky prepares for a fast break. 2. 
Lancers will shine tonight! 
3. Varsity (L. To R.): K. Vincunas, J. 
Sisitsky, M. McClure, M. August, M. For- 
tier, M. Broadbent, B. McClure, Kurt 
Hooper (Manager). ROW 2: R. Durocher, 
T. Kelly, J. Dineen, T. Snyder, B. Meade, J. 
Ditmar, P. Guterman, S. Buffum. S. O'Con- 
nor, G. Smith, Coach Mr. Suzor. 4. J.V. 

Team (L. TO R.): D. Delvecchio, J. Engle- 
hart, B. Cunningham. W. Simpson, E. Har- 
ney. ROW 2: K. Lefebvre, B. Lendry, S. 
Burnett, R. Seaburry, J. Ferrero. Missing: 
R. Atkinson, M. Fricchione. J. Paley. D. 
Bridge, R. Sauve, J. Holsing, Manager M. 
Foley, Coach A. Wiley. 5. Another save for 
the Lancers! 6. Jack Dineen checks out 
the opposition. 


Take Five 

Expect Four 

Back In Three 

Ready In Two 

The 1976-77 Wrestling Team, 
coached by Norman Harris, pro- 
duced fine results in the Western 
Mass. competition. John Asth- 
alter, Paul Mathison, and Co-Cap- 
tain John Robbins were the mem- 
bers who used the wrestling sea- 
son to improve their skills, in 
preparation for the Western 
Mass. match. Co-Captain John 
Knisley was unable to compete 
because of an injury. 

The wrestlers struggled to 
make the weight reguirements 
and were known to loose fifteen 
pounds in three days by starving 
and working out. After the last big 
tournament, which is usually held 
near Boston, it is traditional for 
the bus to stop at every eating 
place on the way home. John 
Robbins reports that an average 
wrestler can gain ten pounds in 
the five hours following the States 


1. Longmeadow on top during a wrestling 
match. 2. Robert Simon traps an oppo- 
nent. 3. John Asphalter concentrates as a 
match begins. 4. Getting a taste of the 
action! 5. ROW 1 (L. TO R.): John As- 
phalter, John Robbins, John Knisely, Dave 
Lewin, Ray Lineham. Jon Cohen. ROW 2: 
Bob Simon, Brad Nichols, Gary Goodman, 
John Fuller, Paul Mathisen, David Pratt. 
ROW 3: Mr. Thompson, Paul Dolan. Steven 
Pistrich, Dave Appleman, Gary Abusamra, 
Lee Jacobson, Coach Harris. 6. Freshman 
Dave Appleman in action. 


"It isn't whether you win or lose; it's how you play 
the game." That is what we are told, and it sounds 
good, but does anyone really believe it? Any Lancer 
fan would have doubts about such a statement after 
attending any competition, male or female. The play- 
ers strive to improve their skills during practices, but 
when the contest begins, WINNING IS EVERYTHING!! 

Can the thrill of victory be explained as the gratifi- 
cation of school spirit? Yes, to some extent it can. In 
any team sport, there is a great sense of exhilaration 
in shared victory. The excitement of a player who has 
just scored is not only from personal glory, but also 
from the knowledge that he is leading his team on to 

There is more to winning than team spirit, however. 
An individual achievement is equally exhilarating. The 
player who scored the only goal in a losing game is 
likely to feel like a partial winner, as is someone who 
performed well in track or gymnastics. The idea of a 
team is to combine these individuals to give a unit 
effort, which multiplies the thrill of victory by the 
smiles of teammates and the cheers of the crowd. 


Every fall morning at 7:00, the 
thirty girls of the Drill Team began 
practicing routines to the beat of 
a drum. They marched at home 
football and basketball games and 
worked hard to perfect each step. 
Advisor Mrs. Miller and Senior 
Captain Katie Hunt were both 
very enthusiastic about Drill 
Team and the spirit it creates. 

There were only three Major- 
ettes this year, advised by Mr. 

Burkle. They performed orginal 
routines during half-time at the 
football games, as well as at sev- 
eral basketball games. One of the 
Majorettes, Liz Sattler, per- 
formed at a hockey game, com- 
bining twirling with a skating rou- 
tine. Next year the Majorettes 
hope to find more girls interested 
in twirling, and they look forward 
to teaching anyone who would 
like to become a Majorette. 

1 . Drill Team Members: L TO R - ROW 1 - D. 
Little, K. Sheehan, D. Collaro, W. Hamil- 
ton, L. Fitzpatrick, K. Hunt (Captain), K 
Hughes, K. Palmer. ROW 2 - L. Fountaine, 
L. Wellman. J. Stearns. C. O'Connell, E. 
Nichols, M. Veccerelli. C. Coughlan. ROW 3 
- S. Hower, A. Dzwileski, D. Rapalus, A. 
Cruz. 2. The Drill Team in action. Inset. 
Drill Team Advisor Mrs. Miller. Inset. Ma- 
jorettes: S. Slaninka, L. Sattler, J. Thomas. 

Every Tuesday evening this win- 
ter, one hundred rosy-cheeked 
ski club members returned from 
an afternoon at Mt. Tom. Both be- 
ginners and advanced skiers were 
welcomed in the group, as the 
aim of the club was to get more 
people out on the slopes. Advisors 
Mr. McCarthy and Mr. Grant were 
enthusiastic in organizing a week- 
end trip to Waterville Valley in 
New Hampshire. Plans for next 
year include a week's vacation 
out west, if enough money can be 

collected through fund-raising ac- 
tivities. Mr. McCarthy stated, 
"Skiing is a great way to forget all 
of our frustrations. When we take 
off on the bus, we leave the busy 
world of Longmeadow High 
School and ski our socks off!!" 

Girls' Leaders Club, advised by 
Miss Darsch, Miss Gregory and 
Mrs. Segur, and Boys' Leaders 
Club, advised by Mr. D'Agostino 
and Mr. Williams, are organiza- 
tions that provide an opportunity 

for students interested in service 
and athletics to assist the phys- 
ical education department. The 
leaders help out with refereeing 
and spotting in gym classes. Both 
the girls and boys in the Leaders 
Club were hard workers, and their 
efforts were felt throughout the 
phys. ed. department. 

1 . Three ski clubbers enjoy their day at Mt. 
Tom. 2. Ski club members prepare to 
mount Mt. Tom. 3. Advisor Mr. Grant dis- 
plays great skiing form! 4. Advisor Mr. Mc- 
Carthy warms up in the ski lodge. 5. A 
Leaders hard at work! 

Leaders Club 

M. Craver, G. Felper (secretary-treasurer), M. Hanni- 
gan, L. Maglathlin, B. Shine, L. Wiatrowski, L. Wia- 
trowski, L. Waldo, K. Wass (president), S. Brennan, S. 
Burnett, C. Campbell, L. Cohen, S. Connor, N. Daw- 
son, S. Fein, H. Flint, P. Grayboff, D. Harris, C. John- 
son (vice president), T. Kannavos, T. Kossoy, K. Ku- 
siak, K. LeDuc, C. Markell, V. Mackoulakis, F. Prybylo, 
D. Robinson, L. Semel, S. Simmons, D. Smith, P. 
Smith, A. Sturgis, J. Swan, L. Teree, A. Adams, A. 
Axler, D. Bedrosian, J. Blakeman, T. Boudreaux, F. 
Burns, J. Caron, C. Cloud, P. Corey, M. Ditomassi, P. 
Dolan, T. Dwight, G. Goodman, D. Greenberg, E. Har- 
ris, R. Hutchins, B. Ingalls, C. Kazin, T. Kirk, J. Knisley, 
J. Lucier, B. Lyons, B. Mahon, T. Maloney, K. McCar- 
thy, B. McClure, N. McNally, S. Millas, M. Navazio, J. 
Nichols, S. O'Connor, M. Pearl, J. Robbins, J. Sher- 
man, M. Smith, J. Staszko, H. Stockhamer, M. Sulli- 
van, T. Snyder. 

Rifle team consisted of many 
talented marksmen who enabled 
Longmeadow to score well during 
their nine scheduled matches. 
Both the offhand (standing) and 
the prone (lying down) positions 
were used. Mr. Villeneuve has 
been the team's advisor for sev- 
eral years and has the experience 
needed to coach and encourage 
the group. 

Students can find challenge in 

mountain climbing, snowshoeing, 
cross-country hiking, and cycling 
when they join the outing club. 
They also gain a sense of group 
satisfaction, as the members of- 
ten work together and aide each 
other in various activities. Mr. 
Mannheim heads this adventur- 
ous club, and he shares the stu- 
dent's interest in the outside envi- 

1 . Outing Club (L TO R.): Gretchen Havens. 
Lisa Denning, Merry Chase, Pam Murray, 
Gina Solval, advisors Mr. Mannheim. Mr. 
Merrit. Missing: Ellen Nichols. Betsy Ste- 
phan, and Dan Greenberg. 2. The Rifle 
Team takes practice shots at Ronnie Vil- 
leneuve. 3. Rifle Team (L. TO R.): Gretchen 
Havens, Ed Shuttleworth, Steve Havens, 
Robert Kitchfield, Walter Gunn. Mark Fi- 
scher. 2nd ROW: Coach Villeneuve, Jim 
Webber, Joe Maruca, Wayne Thomas, Jon 
Fein, Ned Sheffield. Missing: Todd Bailey. 
4. Marina Sarapas displays her expert 


Daisy-Weeds Game 

As the two teams hit the field, a 
tremendous roar arose from the 
crowd. Wrong! It was not the an- 
nual E.L. football game, but the 
famed Daisy-Weed competition. 
The Weeds were led by coaches 
Joel Castleman and Bill McClure, 
while the Daisies were helped by 
Ned McNally and Jeff Lucier. The 
first half was played aggressively 
and the score was close. But the 
Daisies wilted in the second half, 
giving the game to the Weeds with 
a score of 18-6. 


"Let our artists rather be those who are gifted to discern the true 
nature of the beautiful and graceful; then will our youth dwell in a 
land of health, amid fair sights and sounds, and recieve the good in 
everything; and beauty, the effluence of fair works, shall flow into 
the eye and the ear, like a health-giving breeze from a purer region, 
and insensibly draw the soul from earliest years into likness and 
sympathy with the beauty of reason." 

Plato, The Republic 

Walk in the main entrance, take a sharp left through the double 
doors, and you will find yourself in an environment of painters, 
sculptors, potters, weavers, photographers, and jewelry makers. 
Creative prints and sketches decorate the hallway, and the rooms 
are bustling with the activity of students and machines. 

The artistic environment of Longmeadow High School is not 
confined to this hallway, however. There are several areas in the 
building where students and teachers engage themselves in the 
fine and applied arts. There are singing groups, bands, an orches- 
tra, all forms of basic technology, cultural clubs, and journalism. 

For some of our talented LHS classmates, the arts will always be a 
way of life. For others, they serve as a hobby. The accomplish- 
ments of the artists are shared with the entire school through art 
exhibits, publications, and performances. 



1. Edith Broderick 2. Norberta Hart 3. Judith Ebeling 4. 
Gertrude Blakeborough 5. Barbara Laub 6. Aloysius Jangl 7. 
Rudolph Adams 8. Vesta Browne 9. Wilfred Burkle 10. Sher- 
wood Anderson 11. Raymond Fil 12. Peter Thomsen 13. Ray- 
mond Kuselias 14. Frank Gironda 15. Gilbert Lamarre 16. 
Guy Williams 17. Gary O'Sullivan 18. Sandra Toepfer 19. 
Laurel Noblet 20. Merrill Oltchick 21. Beth Young 

Longmeadow High School is 
lucky to have an excellent vocal 
music department. Lyrics and I 
Cantori are two of the groups 
which contain many talented stu- 
dents. In an interview with Mr. 
Peter Thomsen (2), he stated, 
'This year's Lyrics is one of the 
best we have had." The members 
perform at school concerts 
where various singers do solo 

Within Lyrics, a group of stu- 
dents is chosen to make up I Can- 
tori. They work together on their 
own time, outside of school, for 
no extra credit. The purpose of I 
Cantori is to give a smaller group 
of students a chance to go fur- 
ther in music. They sing difficult 
pieces, including all types of 
chamber music. 

This year, both Lyrics and I 
Cantori were chosen to perform 
for the state's music teachers 
during the All-State competition. 
They were the only group chosen 
from the whole state. It was a 
well-deserved honor for Long- 
meadow students of song. 

1. (L. TO R): Mark Stover, Mary Hollo- 
man, Jamie Meyer, Sherryl Odentz, Caro- 
line McKeon, Terry Little, Brian Smith, 
Karen Bizacurski, Scott Facey, Marji 
Grant, Regina Garvin. ROW 2: John Pel- 
mas, Nancy Riker, Barbara Till, Diane Ro- 
mell, Jack Goldberg, Sandy Walker, Tim 
Biggins, Bart Dunlevy, Walter Barz, Philip 
O'Reilly. ROW 3: Jeff Burnett, Karen 
Laushway, Moira Loughman, LuAnne 
Shearer, Andrew Rome, Peggy Creed, Ja- 
net Chambers, Pam Richardson, Todd La- 
France, Suzanne Schube, Nancy Frankel. 
ROW 4: Leslie Badach, Paul Roberts, Jeff 
Fisk, Chris Gironda, Tim Dwight, Rick Ru- 
bin, Christine Rooke, Steve Tripp. SEAT- 
ED: Chris Sheffield. Missing: Stuart Get- 
zov. 2. Talented Mr. Thomsen strums a 
few tunes on his guitar. 3. Regina Garvin 
performs at the Winter Vocal Concert. 4. 1 
Cantori (L TO R .): Paul Roberts, Nancy 
Riker, Tim Biggins, Regina Garvin, Philip 
O'Reilly, Marji Grant, Walter Barz, Leslie 
Badach, Jack Goldberg. 


A change of great importance 
took place in the vocal music de- 
partment this year when a Mixed 
Chorus was formed. The new co- 
ed vocal music group, composed 
of many talented students, per- 
formed at several school con- 
certs during the year. Mr. Thorn- 
sen, in explaining why the Mixed 
Chorus was formed, stated, "We 
switched this year because I felt it 
was a much more natural set-up. 
Girls and boys like working to- 
gether, so instead of discouraging 
those singers who didn't make 
Lyrics, it gave them a chance to 
work together." Mr. Thomsen felt 
that the chorus provided excel- 
lent voice training as well. The 
members learned about singing in 
a co-ed group, where the male 
and female voices are so differ- 
ent. Mr. Thomsen believed that 
the switch was a very positive one 
in which everyone would benefit. 

The singers added a variety of 
music to the programs. Like Lyr- 
ics, they performed difficult 
pieces without fault. Mr. Thorn- 
sen's hard work and dedication 
was certainly evident in all of their 

1. The Mixed Chorus performs with Lyrics 
before a captivated audience. 2. Nancy 
Benoit and Cindy Rubin display their vocal 
ability. 3. Carol Condon concentrates on 
staying on key. 4. L. TO R.: Tracy Glasgow. 
Judy Goldstein. Heidi Godbout, Nancy 
Benoit, Cindy Rubin. Marsha Haskins. 
Mark Rosol, Walter Gunn, Rob Atkinson. 
Lainie Broad. Linda Shear, Carol Condon, 
Karen llgowski, Michelle Feinstein, Moni- 
que Beauchamp. 2nd Row: Martha La- 
Marre, Sandy Hower. Dana Hartigan. 
Joyce Karpovich, Ellen Nichols, Michelle 
Rubin, Tracy Johnson, Stephan Ruther- 
ford, Jeff Quinto. Peter Climo. Mike Griffin. 
3rd ROW: Kathy Ames, Maryellen Burns, 
Kathy Daly, Nancy Hesen, Giselle Cambi, 
Melanie White. Faith Prybylo, Lori Butter- 
field, Audrey Grant, Hal Goldberg, Louis 
Concotilli, Bill Pappas, Dave White. Tom 
Weisand. Betsy Sabin, Peggy O'Neil. Vir- 
ginia Brunton, Cindy Reed, Jane Roy. 
Kathy Shine. 4TH ROW: Merry Chase. 
Sarah Woods. Tracy Lavengood, Betsy 
Currier, Sally Burnett, Ellen Psaltis, Allison 
Reese, Cassy VanWagner, Danny Tauber, 
David Brinnel, Paul Stewart. Todd Berin- 
stein, Andy Weinberg, Melinda Jakobek. 
Sally Riggs. Robin Fein, Wendy Hamilton. 
Lori Shearer, Lynn Fitzpatrick. 

Two groups which fill the halls 
with melodic music are the Girls' 
and Men's Choruses. These 
groups consist of talented young 
singers who perform many fam- 
ous selections. The members re- 
hearse during school hours and 
receive course credit for their ef- 
forts. They are required to com- 
mit all of their music to memory. 
Mr. Thomsen, the choral director, 
feels that the choruses are excel- 
lent training for prospective 
members of Lyrics and Mixed 
Chorus. In each group, the vocal- 
ists practice harmonizing their 
music and singing in varying 
tones. They do vigorous vocal ex- 
ercises to advance their skill in 
sight-reading, and to help them 
develop better intonation. 

These choruses performed at 
many school concerts during the 
year. The singers enjoyed their 
training and look forward to par- 
ticipating in more advanced cho- 
ral groups next year. Mr. Thom- 
sen is extremely proud of all his 
young vocalists, and he hopes 
they will continue with their music 

(1) Girls' Chorus: Lainie Broad, Debbie 
looker, Terri Dunlevy, Whitney Hammett, 
Peggy Caldwell, Gail Moojian, Joyce Lea- 
vitt, Lisa Griffin, Cathy Wojek. 2nd Row: 
Hope Murphy, Kathy Lloyd-Rees, Monica 
Paige, Sue Gellerman, Julie Dropkin, Ali- 
son Peet, Susan Law. 3rd Row: Brooke 
Kirk. Judy Stephan, Jennifer Klink. Caro- 
lyn Connell, Martha Tripp, Lynne Williams, 
Susan Hotaling, Jill Staples. 2. The Girls' 
Chorus perform splendidly at one of their 
many concerts. 3. L. TO R.: Jeff Jones. 
David Pratt, Dean Appleman, David Apple- 
man. 2ND ROW: Carl Zinack, James King. 
Franny Sheehan, Bruce Dodge. Steven 
Rushbrook, Tom Buddington, 3RD ROW: 
Brian Taylor, Dennis DesMarris. Larry 
Guild, Scott Zucker. Tom Weston, Tom 
finch. Robert Glasgow. 4. Senior Jim King 
sings harmoniously. 

The beautiful sounds of violins 
and cellos are frequently heard in 
the halls of Longmeadow High as 
the school orchestra practices. 
The group plays all types of clas- 
sical and romantic music, and 
they perform at school concerts. 
Under the direction of Wilfred 
Burkle (3) and Concert Mistress 
Joan Hurley, the group performs 
in the spring and every other year 
in an exchange concert. These 
concerts are held in various Mas- 
sachusetts towns. Many of the 
students who play in the orches- 
tra are also members of the 
"Young People's Symphony" of 

The High School's wind ensem- 
ble, also directed by Mr. Burkle, 
is a concert band selected on the 
basis of auditions each spring. 
They play in the fall and at the 
Pops Concert. At the fall concert 
this November, the wind ensem- 
ble was honored to have Rolf 
Smedvig (2), the assistant princi- 
pal trumpet of the Boston Sym- 
phony and the Boston Pops, as a 
guest artist. Mr. Smedvig played 
his trumpet masterfully before a 
mesmerized audience. 

1. (L. TO R.) Joan Hurley, Mary Kate 
Nicholson, Jennifer Heye, Michael Stein, 
Fred Burns, Clark Santos, Elaine Broad, 
Elizabeth Buddington. ROW 2: Carol Jan- 
ovsky, Lynne Greenberg, Catherine Car- 
roll, Sue Hopfe, Nicholas Sophinos, Mar- 
garet Asseo, Sylvia Slaninka, Charles 
Standard. ROW 3: Barbara Drake, Nancy 
Finch, Drew Tick, Andy Karpf, Jean Fran- 
son, Geoffrey Lundy. ROW 4: Kathy Foley, 
Chris Heye, Mary Holloman, Wendy Ham- 
ilton, Laura Kenney, Jack Goldberg. ROW 
5: Todd LaFrance, Mark Lundy, Mark Ben- 
ander, Paul Roberts, Jim Bennett. ROW 6: 
Gary Fieldman, Jeff Meyers, Steve Zan- 
cho. (missing) Dana Gentes. 2. Rolf Smed- 
vig, guest artist at the fall concert, dis- 
plays his talent on the trumpet. 3. Mr. 
Burkle's masterful hand at work. 4. The 
Wind Ensemble (L. TO R): Barbara Drake, 
Kathy Foley, Jeff Lundy, Gretchen Ved- 
der, Tara Howard, Cindy Payne, Nancy 
Cloutman, Richard Snyder, Laura Ken- 
ney, Curt Freedman. ROW 2: Chris Heye, 
Gary Hyman, Steve Nolet, Judy Stephen, 
Linda Shear, Mike Sweitzer, Andrew 
Sears, Dana Frank, Matt Smith, James 
Medalle, Mitch Torff, Stephen Smith. 
ROW 3: Mike Rosol, Steve Hochberg, An- 
dre LaMontagne, Don Teich, Mark Ben- 
ander, Dave Damon, Mark Lundy, Paul 
Roberts, John Wass, Phil Cushman. ROW 
4: Ken Eisner, Todd LaFrance, Bill La- 
Pierre, Stuart Sears, David Peskin, Rich- 
ard Grant, Nick North, Mark Wojcik, Tom 
Sweitzer, Jim Bennett, John Ferguson. 
ROW 5: Bill Ingalls, Arthur Sibbach, Betsy 
Stephan, Tim Flsk, Rob Leavitt, Dana 
Gentes, Jeff Meyers, Steve Zancho, Gary 
Fieldman, Ken Gruskin. 

r - 

i r i 

Every time the football team 
scored a touchdown this fall, the 
Longmeadow High School band 
dutifully played "Lancers Will 
Shine," while Mr. Burkle's wand 
swiftly cut the air. On Saturday 
afternoons, Curt Freedman and 
Art Sibbach could sometimes be 
seen in the empty stands playing 
"Go, Fight, Win" on the bass 
drum and trumpet. At football 
games, rain or shine, the musical 
support was always there. The 
band brought spirit to the basket- 
ball court as well and performed 
at school concerts. 

A different kind of sound is 
sometimes heard after school or 
at seven o'clock in the morning, 
as the Jesters prepare for their 
concerts. This unique group con- 
sists mainly of brass instruments, 
with some percussion. They are a 
stage band selected on the basis 
of auditions and are led by Mr. 
Burkle. The Jesters play all types 
of commercial music and perform 
at many festivals and competi- 

(1.) Before the homecoming parade. Band 
Member Jim Medalie thinks. "I must be 
crazy to be out here in 30 degree weath- 
er!" (2.) Steve Zancho beats on his drum 
as the Lancers score a touchdown. (3.) 
The Jesters (L. TO R.): Mike Navazio. Gary 
Fieldman, Jeff Meyers, Charles Standard, 
Nick North. SEATED (L. TO R.): John Wass. 
Mike Rosol, Steve Hochberg, Andre La- 
Montagne, Mark Wojcik. 2ND ROW: Jrm 
Bennett, John Ferguson, Tom Sweitzer. 
Richard Grant. 3RD ROW: Terry Little. 
Tom Scavone, Mark Lundy. Art Sibbach. 
Bill Ingalls. (4) L. TO R: ROW 1: Bunny 
Zacarian, Jennifer Tryzinski. Margie Ep- 
stein, Sarah Waldo. Brian Taylor. Lisa No- 
vello, Susan Hotaling, Dawn Elliot. Heidi 
Goldsmith, Dawn Ditomassi. ROW 2: Ingrid 
Shuttleworth, Miriam Lachman. Linda 
Briggs, Joe Novello. John Fletcher. Vickie 
Sutton, Andrew Gotlieb. Jane Leopold. Mi- 
chael Fisher, Sue Milar, Jonathan Gold- 
smith. ROW 3: Mark Haase. David Webler. 
David Trachtenberg. Tim Pratt. Eric Ur- 
stadt. Andrew Hochberg. Jill Staples. Tom 
Eisner. ROW 4: Tom Scavone. Mike Morris. 
Richard Grant. Graham Frost. Andre La- 
Montagne. Jon Fein, Stuart Damon. Paul 
Miller. Paul Mathisen. ROW 5: Richard 
McNally, David Fein, George Pincus. Alan 
Greenspan, Dale Facey, Mark Wojcik. 

Two of the most important concerts 
of the music department, the Pops 
Concert and the Chamber Music Con- 
cert, were very successful this year. 
Combining vocal and instrumental 
groups, they played to large, receptive 

The Chamber Music Concert spot- 
lighted several small chamber ensem- 
bles, including I Cantori, a string quar- 
tet, and a horn quartet. These and oth- 
er talented groups helped to recreate 
the grand flavor of the seventeenth 
century, for a delightful evening. 

The Pops Concert had a completely 
different flavor: that of diversification. 
There was something for everyone 
who attended: a hilarious Muppet 
show, Lyrics swinging, Sandy 
Walker singing, Cheryl McCray 
dancing, and the Symphonic 
Band prancing, all topped off 
with smoke and balloons. The 
highlight performance of the 
evening was by Jesters, LHS' fan- 
tastic jazz band. Their dynamic 
presentation drew well-deserved, 
thunderous applause. 

1. The Jesters come alive! 2. Talented Ju- 
nior Sandy Walker. 3. The Muppets at 
LHS. 4. The horn quartet. 5. Oboe-piano- 
flute trio. 6. The string quartet. 

Youth For 

For the first time at Lorvgmeadow High School, two 
foreign students spent their senior year here through 
the Youth for Understanding organization. The year 
was very rewarding for Stefan Schuster (1) of Ger- 
many and Byron Papazissis (2) of Greece. The boys 
made many friends in Longmeadow and will not be 
forgotten by the class of '77. 

Stefan is from Herborn, Germany, a town near 
Frankfurt. In Longmeadow, he kept active with sports 
and attended open parties, dances, and basketball and 
football games. He will go back to Herborn after this 
year for his thirteenth year of school, taking with 
him many assorted memories of his American visit. 
One incident early in the trip which will not be quickly 
forgotten happened at a local shopping plaza. Stefan 
was rolling a cigarette, which is a common practice in 
Germany because of the high costs of packaged ciga- 
rettes. An abrupt reaction by some nearby policemen 
left Stefan quite bewildered. By the end of the year, 
however, he acquired the savvy that is needed as an American 

Byron comes from Saloniki, Greece, a city close to the sea. His 
father started the Youth for Understanding program in Greece in 
1970, and he remains the head of the organization there. Byron 
has been to the States once before, and he plans to go to college 
here. He has applied to several schools in the New England area. 
Byron enjoys being able to choose his courses at LHS, which is not 
done in Greece. He is interested in soccer and basketball and plays 
a lot of water sports during the summer. In the small Greek village 
where Byron spends his summers, he enjoys movies and discos at 
night and meets quite a few tourists. 

Both boys participated in AFS weekends, and they visited several 
American cities with the group. They were honorary members of 
NHS, which is a clear reflection of the high esteem in which the 
boys were held by the school. 

The Grassy Gutter Players, under the direction of Mel 
Grant, presented "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," a 
serio-comic comment on individualism and the oppressant 
forces working to eliminate it. The play, written by Dale Was- 
serman, is based on Ken Kesey's novel about events in a state 
mental institution. Mr. Grant's direction was infallible, and he 
had an excellent cast. Junior David Brinnel was impressive as 
Randle Patrick McMurphy, the man who always defies the 
rules-any where he goes. McMurphy's rebellious spirit is ulti- 
mately conquered by his foil, Nurse Ratched, effectively 
played by Marji Grant. Among those under the nurse's tyran- 
nical hold are Chris Gironda as the effeminate ward president, 
Harding, and Mark Cohen as Billy Bibbit, the intimidated, 
stuttering youth. Also featured were Dave Lewin, Neal Rad- 
ding, Dennis McCauley, and Eugene Kane as the monstrous 
Chief Bromden who regains his self-pride through 
McMurphy. Rounding out the cast were Faith Prybylo, Philip 
O'Reilly, Rick Rubin, Stephan Rutherford, Laura Lawson, and 
Sandy Hower. Together, the cast proved that exciting and 
professional entertainment exists at LHS. 



1. A lonely inmate of the state 
mental hospital smokes his ci- 
gar. 2. Chief Bromden and a fel- 
low patient sit motionless in the 
depressing ward. 3. Neal Rad- 
ding deals out a game of poker. 
4. Marji Grant as the wretched 
Nurse Ratched. 5. Philip O'Reil- 
ly helps keep the ward clean for 
Ratched. 6. Joel Pellitier plays 
the milk-toast doctor, "convinc- 
ing" all that McMurphy is crazy. 
7. The cast of "One Flew Over 
the Cuckoo's Nest." 8. Dave 
Brinnel, as McMurphy, and 
Chris Gironda, as Harding, con- 
fer over their present situation. 
9. The construction crew: (L. TO 
R.) Meg Giles, Shelley Milstein. 
2nd ROW: Bill Gustavson, Lea 
Grippin, Kathy Lloyd-Reese, Art 
Lucey. 10. The leaders in charge 
of production (L. TO R.) Tom 
Gould, assistant to the lighting 
director; Dave Burkhart, sound 
director; Director Melvln Grant; 
and Steve Petiock, lighting di- 

Homecoming '77 
"The World As We See It" 

The second annual Homecoming weekend was sponsored by the 
senior class. The theme was, "The World As We See It," and each class 
developed a presentation depicting this phrase. A parade was held 
before the East Longmeadow football game, which lasted an hour. It 
was led by the cheerleaders and the band, followed by the floats, drill 
team, majorettes, and other interested participants. Seniors from last 
year were sent personal invitations to take part in all homecoming 

A contest of "spirit chain" links was held prior to the weekend. 
Each class purchased links at the cost of one cent each. The senior 
class won this event and split the total amount of link money with the 
freshman class, who had the best float in the parade. The weekend 
was extremely successful, in that it raised money and gathered spirit 
and enthusiasm from the school and town. 


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Wild mare, 

no one will ever train her. 

Wild mare, 

no one will ever name her. 

Never will she ride with saddle; 

never will she take a bridle. 

She will fly 

over moonlight meadows, 

she will run 

as quiet as the wind blows. 

She will dance 

for she is free 

and not by chance 

will it ever be 

that she's a 

Wild mare, 

no one will ever train her. 

Wild mare, 

no one will ever name her. 


Outlet is the annual literary maga- 
zine that is published in the spring by 
Longmeadow High School students. 
Any individual is eligible to submit 
work, which is judged anonymously. 
The magazine is funded by the school 
committee, who recognize Outlet as a 
worthy organization. 

Other activities of the club this year 
included a field trip to a publishing 
house in February, where members 
were able to see the printing of a liter- 
ary magazine prior to the publication 
of their own issue. Mrs. Satta, the club 
advisor, was responsible for all of the 
written work submitted. Mrs. Broder- 
ick handled the artistic material. Edi- 
tor Kim Bolger stated, "Outlet offers 
students the chance to be more cre- 
ative, because there is no basic struc- 
ture that must be followed." It allows 
people to see their own writing, 
artwork, or photography published, 
and to receive objective views on their 
degree of creativity. 

1. Able assistant Kathy Sheehan discusses a 
short story with staff member Gina Massa. 2. 
Outlet Editor - Kim Bolger. 3. Outlet Advisor - 
Mrs. Satta. 4. A few members of the Outlet staff. 
The staff members are: P. Shear, S. Gellerman, 
S. Milar, L. Stebbins, K. King, G. Moomjian, M. 
Paige, L. Melzer, K. Juthe, C. Cummings, L. 
Aronson, D. McGuinness, J. Greenbaum, S. Co- 
hen, G. Lamoreux, J. Trizinski, C. Coughlan, S. 
Reed, M. Rich, P. O'neil, G. Massa, J. Ranahan, 
D. Pardo, B. Currier, B. Stephan, K. Sheehan, S. 
Leavitt, K. Ball. The artwork pictured above was 
submitted to Outlet by Joel Pelletier. The poem 
was submitted anonymously. 


FRENCH CLUB was very popular this 
year, with a membership of over thirty 
students. Meetings were held each 
month in order to plan French din- 
ners, coordinate field trips, and dis- 
cuss French culture. President Mark 
Villeneuve stated that the purpose of 
the club was to "further students' in- 
sights into France, its culture, and its 

LATIN CLUB was a small but active 
group. Their activities ranged from 
composing a newspaper to organizing 
correspondence with other clubs from 
the surrounding areas. Mr. Kahan and 
Mr. Dudley were this year's advisors. 
They stressed all aspects of Latin, in- 
cluding both language and culture. 

1. French Club Advisor Monsieur Potvin. 

2. The French Club members are B. 
Caron, M. Lamarre, T. Howard, M. Villen- 
euve, D. Magan, B. Woods, G. Vedder, M. 
Lachman, T. Sullivan, T. Hatch, G. Moom- 
jian, B. Kirk, D. Broadbridge, K. Wilochka, 
L. Greenberg, M. Curtis, S. Riggs, L. Grif- 
fin, P. Navazio, L. Brigg, C Paquette, S. 
Bader, S. Dalitsky, K. Ames, C Connell, 
C Janovsky, B. Currier, N. Finch, L. Ka- 
gan, A. Gotlib, S. Demolder. 3. Latin Club 
Advisor Mr. Dudley. 4. Latin Club Advisor 
Mr. Kahan. 5. Latin Club members (L TO 
R): B. Snyder, H. Cogswell, H. Reiker. 

The problem of "Aging in America" was 
the main concern of the World Affairs Club. 
The group organized a day in March when 
several speakers came to Longmeadow High. They brought up the impor- 
tance of rousing more public interest in the problems of the aged, in order 
to solve existing conflicts. The club also visited the United Nations, and 
they had the opportunity to meet with specialists in the field of the aged 
community. The eight members of the World Affairs Club were very satis- 
fied with the results of their work. They felt that their chosen area of 
concentration was one that always calls for special attention. The club's 
goal this year was to see that aged people received more help and consider- 
ation. Involvment such as theirs is what leads to the realization of this goal. 
A new group was orginated at Longmeadow High this year, as Mr. Mc- 
Kenna began an International Club. Membership was open to any student 
interested in learning about foreign cultures. Speakers made regular ap- 
pearances, including Joyce Villeneuve on France, and friends of Mr. Mc- 
Kenna on Czechoslovakia. Mr. McKenna hopes participation in the club 
will increase next year, and that international foods and cooking will be 
emphasized. Trips to New York City, Montreal, and even abroad are being 
considered, as well as some type of exchange program for the future. 

1. The World Affairs Club members (L TO R): Mr. 
Santos, Betsy Rosenbloom, Lisa Kenler, Fay 
Trachtenberg, Mr. Bowler. (Missing: Betsy Cur- 
rier, Kit Gracey, Andy Karpf , Steven Zeller, Nan- 
cy Finch). 2. World Affairs Club Advisors Mr. 
Santos and Mr. Bowler. 3. International Club 
members (L TO R): Joyce Villeneuve, Linda 
Fountain, Alice Sullivan, Mike Tate, Mr. McKen- 
na (advisor), Kathy Tate, Gretchen Vedder, Shar- 
on Carroll. 

The American Field Service is an organization which concen- 
trates on the development of friendships within the country and 
internationally. Each year, two students come to Longmeadow 
High School from different nations. One of A.F.S.'s responsibil- 
ities is to welcome these students and to lend assistance. 

This year's A.F.S. students were Sabine Demolder from Bel- 
gium, and Wanpen "Joom" Jantim from Thailand. The girls 
gained a great deal from their experiences here and are thankful 
for the many services that A.F.S. provided. 

Activities of the club included two weekends when foreign stu- 
dents in the area were invited to Longmeadow, selling cards, the 
A.F.S. fair, and the international dinner. Mr. Potvin has been the 
advisor of the club for several years. He is interested in breaking 
down the barriers people think exist between countries, and he 
emphasizes the points that all nations have in common. The club 
works for communication on a personal and humane level. The 
A.F.S. motto, "shake the world, start with my hand" definitely 
applies to this club. 



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1. Sabine Demolder of Belgium, AFS President Betsy Stephan, and Wanpen "Joom" Jantim of Thailand. 2. Joom performs a Thai dance at the 
AFS International Dinner. 3. AFS Club: ROW 1: K. Gracey, D. Sherman, M. Lachman, L. Aronson, Secretary K. Wilochka, Treasurer G. Solval, Vice 
President M. K. Nicholson, President Betsy Stephan. ROW 2: H. Goldsmith, S. Krasner, B. Woods, L. Griffin, S. Bader, M. Lamarre, C. Connell, A. 
Gotlib, B. Doherty, J. Staples, L. Wilson, M. Sacenti, T. Stueckel, E. Stewart. ROW 3: H. Ludwig, K. Ilgovsky, S. Hopfe, I. Shuttleworth, V. Sutton, 
J. Woods, J. Meyers, A. Costagna, C. Bisikirski, K. Paige. 4. Club Advisor Robert Potvin. 5. Senior Barry Katz entertaining at the International 
Dinner at LHS on Feb. 10. 6. Sabine joue au "recorder" avec beaucoup de finesse pour la foule enchantee. 7. Master of Ceremonies Neal 
Radding introducing the next act. 



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Homeroom 143, the notorious meeting place of 
the Masacksic club, is where all of this came togeth- 
er. It is the room where scrawled blackboard mes- 
sages, frantic screaming during homeroom period, 
and Thursday afternoon editors meetings culminat- 
ed in this yearbook. The book is the product of hard- 
searched ideas, brainstorms, combined talents, deal- 
ings with hundreds of people, and hours of work in 
and out of school. 

The environment within the yearbook room tends 
to go through phases. Just after a deadline has been 
met, one feels the sensation of working on a great 
literary and artistic classic-to-be. As another dead- 
line draws near, however, the word to describe our 
environment is "MADHOUSE"! 

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Editor-in-Chief: Sheryl Odentz 

Associate Editors: Diana Simon, Jack Goldberg 

Masacksic Editors 

Activities: Linda Wiatrowski, Alison Sturgis 

Ads: Sandy Becker, Mark Stover 

Boys' Sports: Andrea Foggle, Mary Ryan, David 

Copy: Debbie Solomon 
Faculty: Margie Weiss, Susan Connell 
Finance: David Auerswald 
Girls' Sports: Claire Chase 
Patrons: Caroline McKeon 
Sales: Mary Jo Grippo, Lori Draymore 
Seniors: Julie Whitney, Lynn Wiatrowski 
Underclassmen: Ellen Philbin, Kit Gracey 

Masacksic Staff 

Kathleen Carey, Janet Chambers, Nancy Frankel, Carolyn 
Greenspan, Ken Gruskin, Susan Kenney, Janine Micucci, 
Tina Millas, Cindy O'Connell, Barbara Pezza, Paula Schnitzer, 
Chris Sheffield, Roberta Sherman, Kathi Venti, Steven War- 
shaw, Sue Winer. 

Yearbook Advisor: Mel Grant 


In its twenty-second year of 
publication, the Jet Jotter looks 
better than ever. The overall qual- 
ity of the writing, illustrations, and 
layouts have noticeably improved 
over previous years. This is a re- 
sult of the close-knit feeling 
among the staff. Many close 
friendships were formed between 
the members that made working 
toward each deadline enjoyable, 
instead of a chore. 

The driving force behind the Jet 
Jotter is undisputably the manag- 
ing editor, Laura Kenney. She 
takes the responsibility of over- 
seeing every aspect of each issue, 
guided by the advisors, Mr. Ge- 
linas and Mr. Delano. 

Like most nonprofit organiza- 
tions, the Jet Jotter was plagued 
by financial troubles. Nonethe- 
less, they managed to publish a 
newspaper worthy of praise and 
recognition. The group entered 
into competition for an Ail-Ameri- 
can rating this year, as a climax to 
their accomplishments. 
1. Managing Editor Laura Kenney 2. The Jet Jot- 
ter staff 3. The six editors 4. Advisor Mr. Gelinas 
5. Advisor Mr. Delano 


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December 17, 1976 

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Editors-in-Chief David Bolger 77 

Candy Carlon 77 

News Editors Mike Morris 77 

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Marji Grant 77 

Sports Editors Amy Glynn 77 

Ken Lavln '77 

Sports Photo Editor Jeff Sisitslty 77 

Photo Art Editor Ken Gruskln 77 

Copy Editor Michael Swirsky 77 

Business Manager Betsy Currier 78 

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While the Longmeadow High School students and faculty roll through each school 
day, there is a group of people behind them who are working to make everything 
run smoothly. These individuals make up the service environment, and the effects 
of their work are felt by everybody in the building. 

The service environment is centered in the main office, where the administrators 
and secretaries perform the leading school functions. The guidance department, 
filled with many dedicated workers, is the priceless friend of every befuddled 
adolescent and college applicant. The librarians, cooks, nurse, and maintenance 
staff are also parts of the unique environment of service. 

Among the student body are a great number of individuals involved in serving 
their class, the school, and also the outside community. Key Club and Keyettes are 
the largest, most widely acknowledged service clubs at LHS. The four class councils 
work equally hard, led by elected officers. Many student priveleges and comforts 
that are taken for granted are actually the result of hours of committee work. 

In a school as large as LHS, there is bound to be a wide variety of interests among 
the students. Therefore, the great number of individuals involved in service, and the 
high quality of their work, is a positive reflection on the entire school. 



Mr.Teixeira spent the first 
half of this year as a full-time 
student at the University of 
Massachusetts. He was en- 
rolled in a program entitled, 
"Future Studies: Education 
for a Changing World," and he 
worked toward a Certificate 
of Advanced Graduate Study. 
Mr. Teixeira carried a heavy 
student load, earning fifteen 
credits in areas from school 
reform to evaluations of the 
curriculum. He enjoyed the 
role of a student as well as the 
campus life, and his regard 
for U-Mass has increased 
greatly. On returning to Long- 
meadow High School, Mr. 
Teixeira found it easier to em- 
pathize with the students, 
since he had been reacquaint- 
ed with such frustrations as 
not getting course choices, 
and seeing lots of red tape. 
The work was demanding but 
very rewarding, and he hopes 
to continue with the program 
during the summer. 

The program is aimed at re- 
sults in several areas. There is 
a need to develop programs 
for curriculum evaluations, 
where it would be possible to 
look at teaching methods, 
and to make necessary 
changes once the goals are 
set. Instructional techniques 
should be expanded to create 
wider variety in classes. The 
program emphasizes the re- 
quirements of the outside 

Mr. Teixeira was involved in 
a great deal of study and re- 
search which helped him re- 
late to the program itself. He 
feels that his work was ex- 
tremely beneficial to him as 
an administrator of the high 
school, and as an individual of 
the world community. 

1. Dr. Ferris 2. Mr. Teixeira 3. Mr. 
Craver4. Dr. Frost 5. Mrs. Rosenberg 


The guidance environ- 
ment is a steady one be- 
cause the needs of the stu- 
dents are basically the same 
from year to year. While the 
number of students who 
plan on going to college has 
not changed, there is a defi- 
nite increase in the number 
of career oriented individ- 
uals. Courses such as Family 
Life and Consumer Educa- 
tion have given students di- 
rection in their possible 
fields of endeavor. Many 
seniors also consider the ad- 
vantages of early admissions 
to college. The Co-op pro- 
gram has successfully con- 
tinued, providing an oppor- 
tunity for certain individuals 
to complete their require- 
ments for graduation while 
obtaining beneficial work ex- 

Guidance is a hard-work- 
ing department that concen- 
trates solely on the needs of 
the students. The counsel- 
ors are often overloaded 
with schedule changes and 
college applications, but or- 
ganization keeps them pre- 
pared to meet any chal- 
lenge. Dedication and pa- 
tience are the two keys that 
the guidance counselors fol- 
low in giving personal atten- 
tion to individuals, which is 
their main goal and purpose 
in the school. 

1. D. Kane 2. J. Costanzo 3. J. Clino 
4. H. Patten. 5. K. Thwing 6. G. 

One of the most compli- 
cated jobs in school is that 
of the secretaries. They 
must be able to type, file, 
take shorthand, and operate 
a xerox machine. More than 
just business skills are re- 
quired, however. The secre- 
taries must project the 
school's image to all outsid- 
ers, and deal with the many 
situations that arise. They 
are the source of communi- 
cation between the school 
and the rest of the commu- 
nity. Paperwork, including 
student and teacher hand- 
books, memos to parents, 
and the daily bulletin, is an- 
other responsibility. They 
must also take phone calls, 
sort mail, use the P. A., ar- 
range for substitute teach- 
ers, and handle thousands of 
dollars from various clubs. 

Many students and teach- 
ers tend to overlook the 
contribution of our thirteen 
office secretaries. Their 
work, however, is vital to the 
school and requires a wide 
range of skills. Their services 
are deserving of praise and 
recognition from the school. 

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Cafeteria Workers: TOP LEFT: R. 
Dzwilewski, S. Langlois, J. Glinski, L. 
Psaltis, M. Price, D. Hopkins, R. Cra- 
ven, B. Baldwin. BOTTOM LEFT: C. 
Settembre, A. Calabrese, L. Mor- 
iarty, B. Columbus, Y. Mango, B. 
Collaro, S. Raimondi. 

Custodians: LEFT: W. Kochanowski, 
A. Bensen, S. Burzdak, M. Starzyk, 
T. Martzoukos, R. Izzo, J. Sowers, 
G. Campobello, G. Fletcher, C. Lu- 

Maintenance: LEFT: K. Lessard, P. 
Collina, C. Richards, D. Remillard, 
F. Bertelli, J. Hurlin. 

1. M. Baird 2. D. Reed, 3. J. Low 

Library Aids 

In order to keep things 
running smoothly, the li- 
brary aids, with the help of 
Miss Baird, performed extra 
functions in the library. Their 
main jobs included stamping 
books during each block and 
stacking the shelves when 
necessary. The library aids 
this year were Kathy Bur- 
gess, Janet Kennedy, Sue 
McCarthy, Linda Fountain, 
Ted Stevens, Lynn Aronson, 
Claire Coughlan, Joyce Vil- 
leneuve, Lisa Lefebvre, Jack- 
ie Keery, Nafie Saba, David 
Sacerdote, Fred Petrucci, 
Sara Winniman and Debbie 

Guidance Aids 

The guidance department, 
one of the most vital areas in 
the school for students, was 
also one of busiest. 
Without the help of Dawn 
Connors, Annalyza Cruz, Vir- 
ginia Paquette, Ellen Silver- 
man, Debbie Little, Lynn 
O'Connell, Doris Robinson, 
Nafie Saba, Tracy Smith, Pe- 
ter Levine, Margie Epstein, 
Clare Coughlan, Kathy 
Schiaffino, Pam Vatrano, 
Todd Davis, Steve Havens 
and Dana Hargan, the coun- 
selors would have been 
swamped with schedule 
changes, college applica- 
tions, and newsletters. The 
aids worked hard to main- 
tain an organized and steady 
system. Their contribution 
was a greatly appreciated 
asset to the school. 

Office Aids 

Each school morning dur- 
ing homeroom, notices were 
read by one of the office 
aids. They announced im- 
portant or sudden bulletins, 

meeting arrangements, and 
upcoming events. Each aid 
spent a great deal of time in 
the office, running errands 
for the secretaries and an- 
swering questions for stu- 
dents and faculty. 

Supply Aids 

Mr. Fil's responsibilities in 
the supply room were made 
easier by Joe Maruca, Jon 
Fein, David Mackler, and Da- 
vid Auerswald, the supply 
aids. They helped distribute 
necessary equipment to the 
classrooms and made sure 
that the shelves were always 
stocked with the materials. 

A.V. Aids 

The A.V. aids this year 
were John Loughman, Mark 
Rosol, Joel Pelletier, Dan 
Aronson and Matt Barez. 
These boys with good me- 
chanical minds kept all elec- 
tronic equipment in excel- 
lent working condition. They 
were in charge of all aspects 
of A.V. supplies, including 

T.V. Aids 

Thanks to the work of the 
T.V. aids, Longmeadow High 
School was again able to 
take advantage of L.H.S. 
T.V. 2. Neil Orenstein, Dave 
Burkhart, Jim Hoyt, Steve 
Petlock, Alex Savich, Thom- 
as Gould, Richard Hough, 
and David Fein prepared 
several film presentations 
for the football team, and for 
other groups and classes. In 
their own T.V. studio, the 
boys learned to handle the 
equipment essential to oper- 

1. T.V. Aids 2. supply aid Joe 
Maruca 3. Supply aids with Mr. Fil 
4. A.V. aids. 

Dr. William Ferris, whom many of us 
have known as an English teacher, 
spent the first half of this year as vice 
principal during Mr. Teixeira's sabbati- 
cal leave. He found the shift in environ- 
ment from classroom to office striking 
and challenging. As an administrator, 
Dr. Ferris met scores of students from 
every part of the school, although he 
did not see as much of them as a 
teacher sees of his class. He worked 
closely with the front office secretaries 
and administrators and saw less of his 
friends among the faculty. 

Taking his new position on August 2, 
1976, Dr. Ferris faced the task of ad- 
justing the office to suit himself. The 
placement of his desk and the chairs in 
the room could alter the atmosphere of the office. During a meeting, 
the position of the door in particular could dictate the environment. 
Dr. Ferris preferred an open door to make himself accessible, but a 
closed door in certain cases could create a serious, confidential atmo- 

A good administrator must have talent for negotiation. Dr. Ferris 
held four or five meetings a day and gave several talks to parent and 
community groups. He adjusted well to his new position, as he was 
able to remain relaxed and deal objectively with the problems of 
students and teachers. One drawback, however, was a great loss of his 
free time. There were no more after-school basketball games, and Dr. 
Ferris had little time for reading outside of his field. 

After ten years of teaching at Longmeadow High School, Dr. Ferris is 
well acquainted with his subject and has a polished teaching tech- 
nique. However, the new position came at a time when he was restless 
for some change. As vice principal, he missed reading original stories 
by students, but not correcting fifty essays on Macbeth. In the future, 
he may pursue the administrative route on the secondary level, or 
possibly leave to teach English or communication courses on a college 

The two positions that Dr. Ferris has held at LHS have different 
potentialities. A teacher can directly help a student both academically 
and emotionally; an administrator can also help emotionally, but he 
can only make it easier for others to help him academically. The 
advantage of being vice principal, however, was that it gave him the 
power to make exceptions. An average student might be more affect- 
ed by his teachers, but the exceptional one needs the attention of 
someone who can twist the rules. 

As vice principal, Dr. Ferris enjoyed being able to "make things 
happen." Teachers very often have ideas for change, but they must 
wait for others to put them into effect. Dr. Ferris had the opportunity 
to personally see his ideas through to reality. He made a mark in the 
way students spend six to eight hours of their day, rather than just 
one. For his contributions to our high school careers as both a teacher 
and an administrator, we, of Longmeadow High School, wish Dr. Ferris 
the very best of luck in all his future endeavors. 


senior class council 

Senior class council be- 
gan as an unusually large 
group, attracting close to 
one hundred students who 
were eager to present their 
ideas, launch new projects, 
and work on the "Responsi- 
bility Program" for open 
door priveleges. President 
Steven Zeller ran strict 
meetings according to par- 
liamentary procedure. The 
main goal of the year was to 
raise three thousand dol- 
lars. Communication was 
emphasized and achieved 
by a special public relations 

A series of newsletters 
were sent home to each sen- 
ior, telling of important de- 
velopments and upcoming 
events. These new ideas 
were very helpful in unify- 
ing the class before gradu- 

Treasurer: Amy Lyon C|ass Advjsors: 

Mr. Pike Mrs. Blakeborough 



Freshman Class Council 

concerned itself with two 
main goals this year: making 
money and uniting the class. 
Led by President Scott 
Zucker, they fulfilled their 
first objective through 
dances and other fun- 
draisers. They also had spirit 
projects, such as the home- 
coming, which helped bring 
the class together. 

"Sophomore Class Coun- 
cil," according to President 
Merry Chase, "intended to 
have activities to raise mon- 
ey and bring our class to- 
gether." They planned a ten- 
nis tournament, a Halloween 
Movie Night, a crafts fair, 
and a "Support Your Col- 
ors" dance. A voluntary 
council system was put into 
effect in an effort to attract 
a wider variety of people, 
and to receive new ideas and 
opinions from the class. "We 
have a lot going for us," was 
a summation of the sopho- 
more class by an enthusias- 
tic member. "We are on our 
way to reaching the goals we 
have set for our senior 

Junior Class Council was 
an enthusiastic group that 
enjoyed working together 
for the class and school. 
This year's emphasis was on 
settling the controversial 
open door question. Supple- 
mentary to this were pro- 
jects to increase the trea- 
sury such as dances, an auc- 
tion, a raffle, and a volleyball 
tournament. The class ex- 
panded its services to in- 
clude work involving local 
hospitals, making their pres- 
ence felt not only within the 
school but in the communi- 
President Bunny Zacarian 
said, "During this year, our 
class really showed dedica- 
tion. The number of people 
who actively participated in 
class council was very im- 

1. Freshman Class Council: ROW 1: 
J. Leavitt, S. Bonasoni, L. Poppo, S. 
Gellerman. ROW 2: B. Doherty, E. 
Cain, L. Stebbins, B. Woods. ROW 3: 
H. Murphy, B. Rubin, A. Grant, B. 
Jones. ROW 4: S. Anzalotti, J. Mech, 
B. Sherman. 2. Freshman President 
Scott Zucker, 3. Vice President 
Dean Appleman, 4. Secretary Peggy 
Creed, 5. Treasurer Carolyn Con- 
nell, 6. Advisors Mr. Vangsness, 
7. Mrs. Minichiello, 8. Sophomore 
President Merry Chase, 9. Vice 
President Linda Doherty, 10. Secre- 
tary Jan Gracey, 11. Treasurer 
Larry Eagan, 12. Advisor Mrs. 
Browne, 13. Advisor Mr. Morin. 

14. Sophomore Class Council ROW 
1: J. Gracey, L. Doherty, L. Eagan, 
M. Chase. ROW 2: L. Fountain, G. 
Figgie, T. Fodiman. ROW 3: M.J. 
Grippo, D. Goldberg, S. Ebeling, M. 
Stover, D. Glaser, L. Hickling, H. 
Rowe. ROW 4: C. McKeon, D. 
Schnitzer, S. Warshaw, A. Ferazzi, 
R. Daskalakis. ROW 5: S. Kenny, C. 
Coughlan, M. Pryblo. S. Winer, D. 
Evans, J. Roma, L. Schwartz. D. 
Cowles, B. Hirsh. ROW 6: S. Riggs, 
C. Reed, S. Kajdan, K. Sine. T. Pratt. 
ROW 7: S. Carroll, S. Waldo, C. For- 
tier, M. McManus, H. Cogswell, C. 
Atamian, P. Clark, C. O'Connor. 
ROW 8: K. Rossiter, J.M. Roy, H. 
Bach, R. Brand. ROW 9: J. Chase, H. 
Ludwig, K. Daly, S. Woods, B. Drake, 
R. Leary, M. Sullivan, R. Zundell. 
ROW 10: K. Muller, D. Poppo, K. 
Venti, K. Carey. ROW 11: M. Gold, 
W. White, J. Wass, P. Mentor, H. Da- 
vidson, T. Weisand, S. Margolis, D. 
Black, J. Stollstorf, B. Skolnick. 

15. Junior Class Council: ROW 1: A. 
Weinberg, ROW 2: P. Schnitzer. P. 
Mackler, L. Brooks, D. Van Landuyt, 
S. Walker, B. Lyons, B. Zacarian. 
ROW 3: C. Markell, D. Klein, S. 
Finch, L. Davidson, J. Tougas, C. 
Rooke, M. Murphy, N. Dawson, J. 
Swan. ROW 4: L. Teree, L. Kenler. J. 
Slater, L. Soloman, S. Burnett, S. 
Brennan, J. Black, L. Leavitt. ROW 
5: A. Sturgis, S. Fein, H. Wernick, L. 
Draymore, P. Grayboff, C.A. Camp- 
bell, L. Shearer, N. Beauchomp. 
ROW 6: P. Gutermann, J. Tomko. R. 
Leavitt, K. Vincunas, B. Meade, K. 
Ferrero, T. Biggins. 16. Junior Presi- 
dent Bunny Zacarian, 17. Vice 
President Bill Lyons, 18. Secretary 
Sandy Walker, 19. Treasurer Leslie 
Brooks, 20. Treasurer Dean Van 
Landuyt, 21. Advisors Mrs. Laub, 
Mr. Greenwood. 


The environment of the 
1976-1977 Keyette Organi- 
zation was one of warmth, 
friendship, and spirit. There 
was smooth communication 
between advisor Mrs. Rah- 
konen and the board, so that 
every member felt closely in 
touch with the entire club. 
The girls' enthusiasm led to 
a maximum output of work- 
ing hours and finished pro- 

Lynn Vincunas, President 
of the Keyettes, had a fine 
sense of leadership, and she 
guided the club in their ef- 
fort to help other people. 
Lynn conducted serious 
meetings to take care of old 
and new business, but she 
always left time for cheers 
and a bit of fun and excite- 
ment. This relaxed attitude 
proved beneficial to the 
group. Vice President Mary 
Jo Quigley, Secretary He- 
laine Trachtenberg, and 
Treasurer Janet Park were 
the other industrious offi- 
cers whose efforts were felt 
in every facet of the organi- 

The Cancer Fund was the 
first priority project, to 
which profits from many 
Keyette activities were di- 
rected. Projects included 
"Dial An Apple," "Rent-A- 
Keyette," along with several 
dances. The Keyettes also 
hoped to start a Hall of 
Fame for the school in which 
outstanding records could 
be permanently placed, and 
a Springfield branch of the 
Kiwanis group for women, a 
national sponsor of the club. 

Helaine Trachtenberg 
stated that the goals of the 
club were "to become bet- 
ter acquainted with our 
community, help others in 
any possible way, and to 
unite the school." 

1. MUNCH OUT!-The Keyettes had 
many successful bake sales for 
quick money raisers. 2. The Keyette 
motto indicates the purpose of the 
club. 3. Keyette advisor Mrs. Rah- 
konen. 4. Sara Woods at a Keyette 
meeting. 5. Linda Wiatrowski reads 
Ted his fan mail at Shriner's Hospi- 
tal. 6. Keyette Board Members: (L 
TO R) ROW 1: Janet Park (Treasur- 
er), Lynn Vincunas (President), He- 
laine Trachtenberg (Secretary), 
Mary Jo Quigley (V. President). 
ROW 2: Lauren Waldo, Sheila De- 
ters, Beth Mallary, Karen Wass, Lori 
Gold, Barbara Pezza, Leslie Mag- 
lathlin, Tina Millas, Sue Connell, 
Sheila Brennan, Alisa Bonasoni. 
(Missing: Patty Clark, Lori Evans, 
Lisa Kenler, Karen Thompson. Sta- 
cie Barez, Cindi Buffum, Diane 
Cartwright, Donna Ferrara). 7. 
Keyette member Janice Sadow 
counts the money raised at one of 
the very successful dances the 
Keyettes had during the year. 8. 
Keyette President Lynn Vincunas 
(BOTTOM, LEFT) at a Keyette 



"Challenge Indifference," 
the theme of Key Club this 
year, was a phrase each 
member believed in through 
every project and function. 
The environment was made 
up of hard-working people 
and long hours, yet there 
was an easy-going atmo- 
sphere, and spirits were al- 
ways high. Success came 
from working among friends 
and caring for others. 

The club began projects 
during the summer, and by 
the opening of school they 
were way ahead of last 
year's record. Each member 
had a minimum obligation of 
fifteen working hours, for a 
total of five projects per 
month. Included in the list of 
activities were football pro- 
grams, the Blood Bank, a 
hayride, projects for 
Shriner's Hospital, a car 
wash, and health seminars 
for the school. 

Advisor Roger LeBlanc 
was the backbone of the or- 
ganization. He gained the re- 
spect of the club officers 
(President Ronald Gorden- 
stein, First Vice-President 
Jeff Burnett, Second Vice- 
President Mike Sullivan, 
Treasurer Peter Sweitzer, 
and Secretary Craig Cloud) 
and members, as well as 
that of the school and ad- 
ministration. He offered the 
Key Club a balance of guid- 
ance and independence. 

"Rosy's" morning no- 
tices, homeroom practices, 
court sessions, violation 
committees, and the spirit 
chants made for some of the 
lighter, funnier moments 





The education gained at school may take a person 
where he wants to go, but as he thinks back on his school 
days, his friends and free time will form many of the 
fondest memories. Longmeadow High School is made up 
of fifteen hundred individuals, all of whom have lives of 
their own outside the classroom. When school-run aca- 
demics, athletics, arts, and service can be left behind, 
each student enters the environment of the self where 
he follows his personal interests. 

During the school day, there is time for the self on the 
grounds of Longmeadow High School. No demands are 
made on a student during lunch, and no one will stop a 
girl or a boy from stepping out to the courtyard during 
free time to get away from it all. Students are not robots, 
and while some have more capacity than others for a 
scholarly environment, none can go through an entire 
day with no release of personality. 

Homelife is another part of the self environment. If a 
student is not doing homework, then he is apart from 
school both physically and psychologically. From there, 
he may have his own musical, athletic, or community 
activities; or he may prefer to relax with friends and go 
out as often as possible. The environment is either un- 
structured or self-structured, compared to the imposed 
structure of classrooms and school activities. 

Some people need guidance and regulation to bring 
them up to full potential; others need freedom to ex- 
plore their own talents. The self environment is not only 
needed for relaxation. It can also be conducive to cre- 
ative and dedicated work. 


Within the high school grounds, 
there are certain spots where the self 
environment takes over during the 
school day. The cafeteria at lunchtime 
is an example of an unstructured envi- 
ronment. For half an hour every day, 
students have the freedom to leave 
schoolwork behind and just chat and 
munch with their friends. When they 
can be reached, the courtyard, girls' 
and boys' rooms, and student parking 
lot provide similar releases to the world 
of choice. 

Home at last! Mom and Baby Brother may not be the 
centers of social life, but the home environment is the most 
influencial in the shaping of our attitudes and personalities. 
Coming home after school can be a great relief after a busy 
day. Even with homework ahead for the evening, there is 
something relaxing about the familiar surroundings of home 
and family. All pretenses and disguises can be dropped, and 
the true self takes over. A typical afternoon or evening with 
the family is sure to include a family meal, some household 
chores, and leisure time for the telephone, the television, a 
good magazine, or just hanging around with the folks. 


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Even the many opportunities 
available at the high school are 
not enough to fill the lives of most 
students. Some people's hobbies 
are a continuation of what they 
do in school: artwork, sports, dra- 
ma, music, or applied arts. In 

many cases, an individual's inter- 
ests widely vary from anything of- 
fered at the school. There are stu- 
dents involved in figure skating, 
karate, squash, CB radios, hiking, 
and the keeping of exotic pets. In 
their spare time, LHS students 

surround themselves with the en- 
vironments of their choice, and in 
some cases these may be the 
fields that will develope into life- 
long careers. 

Work, Work, Work! 

For some students, the end of a 
school day means sports, clubs, 
homework, or pure freedom. For 
a large group of people, however, 
it means that it is time for work. 
The waiters and waitresses move 

from the school environment to 
the bustle of a restaurant. Anyone 
stopping into Friendly's or Ab- 
dow's is sure to spot a few of their 
fellow LHS students, busily earn- 
ing some extra cash. Other stu- 

dents are salespeople, do volun- 
teer work at hospitals or nursing 
homes, work with children, or are 
already specializing in their cho- 
sen field. 


Where were you on Saturday night? Spending a ca- 
sual evening at a friend's house? Out with your favorite 
girl or guy? Dropping in on one of the school dances? 
Stuck at home with a term paper? Or did you join in on 
one of the most popular and frequent events for Long- 
meadow High School students: the party! 


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Academics Page 

ABC Organization 20 

As School Match Wits Team 23 

Chess Club 22 

Debate Team 23 

Dedication 25 

English Teachers 10 

Foreign Language Teachers 12 

Freshmen 88 

History Teachers 16 

Juniors 76 

Math Club 22 

Math Teachers 14 

Math Team 22 

National Honor Society 21 

Obituary 24 

Science Teachers 18 

Seniors 26 

Sophomores 82 


Boys' Basketball 113 

Boys' Gymnastics 118 

Boys' Ski Team 123 

Boys' Soccer 104 

Boys' Swimming 124 

Cheerleaders Ill 

Cross Country 110 

Daisy-Weeds Football Game 133 

Drill Team 130 

Field Hockey 102 

Football 98 

Girls' Basketball 116 

Girls' Gymnastics 120 

Girls' Ski Team 122 

Girls' Soccer 107 

Girls' Swimming 108 

Hockey 126 

Leaders' Club 131 

Majorettes 130 

Outing Club 132 

Physical Education Teachers 96 

Rifle Team 132 

Ski Club 131 

Skin and Scuba Club 132 

Wrestling 128 

The Arts 

American Field Service 159 

Concert Band 141 

Concert Chorus 138 

Fine Arts Teachers 136 

French Club 148 

Girls' Chorus 139 

Homecoming 146 

I Cantori 137 

International Food Club 149 

Jesters 141 

Jet Jotter 154 

Latin Club 148 

Lyrics 137 

Mens' Chorus 139 

Orchestra 140 

Outlet 147 

School Play 144 

Pops and Chamber Concert 142 

Wind Ensemble 140 

World Affairs Club 149 

Yearbook 149 

Yearbook 152 

Youth For Understanding 143 


Administration 160 

Audio-Visual Club 165 

Cafeteria Staff 162 

Custodial Staff 163 

Freshmen Class Council 168 

Guidance Aids 164 

Guidance Counselors 161 

Junior Class Council 168 

Key Club 172 

Keyettes 170 

Library Aids 164 

Maintenance 163 

Nurse 163 

Office Aids 165 

Seniors Class Council 167 

Sophomore Class Council 168 

Supply Aids 162 

Television Aids 163 





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Mr. and Mrs. Harold Blakeman 
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Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bott 
Mr. and Mrs. James Bradford 
Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Breyette 
Mr. and Mrs. Colin Broadbridge 
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bronner 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Buffum 
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Burkhart 
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Burnett 
Or. and Mrs. Howard Burns 
Mr. and Mrs. Frecerick Burns 
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Cain 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cardaropoli 
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Carl 
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Carlon 
Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Cartwright 
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Castleman 
Mr. and Mrs. David Clark 
Mrs. Clifford 

Dr. and Mrs. William Cloud 
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Cloutman 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cohen 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Collaro 
Dr. John Coughlan 
Dr. and Mrs. Edgar Craver 
Rufus and Connie Cushman 
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Daley 
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Deters 
Mr. and Mrs. Carmine DiPippo 
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Donoghue 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Draymore 
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Duclos 
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Dwight 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fein 
Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Feinstein 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ferguson 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ferrara 
Mr. and Mrs. John Ferrarc 
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Fieldman 
Dr. and Mrs. Peter Figgie 
Mr. and Mrs. Noyes Fisk 
Mr. and Mrs. James Fitzpatrick 
Dr. and Mrs. Alex Fox 
Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Frankel 
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Garvin 
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gebron 
Mr. and Mrs. James Genasci 
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gilman 
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Glynn 
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Goldberg 
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gomez 
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Gonzales 
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Goodless 
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gordensteln 
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Gracey 
Dr. and Mrs. Harvey Grant 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Greene 

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hanigan 

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Harrington 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Haskins 

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Heye 

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Holbrook 

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Hoovis 

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hopfe 

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hughes 

Mr. R.A. Humphrey 

Mr. and Mrs. John Hurley 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hutchins 

Mr. and Mrs. William Ingalls 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kelley 

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kellogg 

Mrs. Beverly Kelly 

Mr. and Mrs. James Kelly 

Mr. and Mrs. Neil Kennedy 

Mr. and Mrs. Earnest LaFrance 

Mr. and Mrs. Lucien LeFebvre 

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Leone 

Dr. and Mrs. Isaac Lewin 

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Liebman 

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Little 

Mr. and Mrs. John Lochner 

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Loughman 

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lucas 

Mr. and Mrs. Warren Luthgren 

Dr. and Mrs. Harold Mackler 

Mr. and Mrs. V. Mahon 

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Mandell 

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Maruca 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mattocks 

Mr. and Mrs. William McClure 

Dr. and Mrs. Morris Medalie 

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Murray 

Mr. and Mrs. William Murray 

Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Myers 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nereau 

Mr. and Mrs. William Newton 

Mr. and Mrs. John Nicholson 

Mr. and Mrs. Eutimio Nicoli 

Mr. and Mrs. O'Brien 

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert O'Connor 

Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Odentz 

Mr. and Mrs. John O'Reilly 

Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Orenstein 

Mr. and Mrs. Dana Pearson 

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Mr. and Mrs. Roland Peters 

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Mr. and Mrs. Francis Renkowicz 

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Roberts 

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Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Strempel 

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The most significant purpose of Masacksic is to reflect the school year 

in enough different ways so as to capture the experiences of every 

student. It is the job of the yearbook editors to represent the entire 

school body-with no exceptions. Where any club or activity is not 

represented in this book, it is either because they did not wish to be, or 

because they would not take the time to be photographed. 

Our yearbook is the product of widespread effort and varying talents, 

all working toward a single goal. The Masacksic editors and the entire 

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